Gunman did not ‘meet criteria’ to be held, inquest hears, The Globe and Mail

The man who killed two people and wounded another with a high-powered rifle did not meet criteria for involuntary psychiatric hospital admission when he was assessed by doctors in the months before the shootings, a coroner’s inquest has heard.

After bringing a newly purchased rifle to a Victoria-area clinic on Feb. 7, 2012, police confronted Angus Mitchell in his home. He answered the door with his knife in his boxer shorts, according to documents read during the inquest. Read more…