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Attack on Lillooet Bridge River Band leaves community 'in shock'

A small community in B.C.'s Interior is reeling after a young man allegedly attacked almost a dozen people in a band office, leaving the suspect dead and 11 people injured.

"Everyone's still in shock," said Xwisten (Bridge River Band) Chief Susan James. "We're a large family here. These people have worked together for years."

James said she felt "overwhelmed" with support from fellow band members and from across the province.


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