The people of La Loche, Saskatchewan are still at a loss for words over Friday’s mass shooting.
A candlelight vigil and a visit from the premier were meant to bring some comfort, but it will still take a long time to get over the trauma.
A teacher and teacher’s aide were shot to death in the northern town’s school, while seven others were wounded. Two teenage brothers were also shot and killed at a nearby home.
Global News’ Ryan Kessler tells 680 CJOB people are still stunned.
“Just a sense of, almost helplessness, in the sense that they were still trying to process the information and trying to figure out the next steps here.”
The town’s acting mayor is now calling for the school to be torn down and a new one built in its place because of the trauma suffered by the town and school children.
The 17-year-old suspect’s first court appearance is scheduled for today.