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Nanaimo mill shooting suspect makes court appearance

The family of Michael Lunn, one of two people who died in a shooting at the Western Forest Products mill in Nanaimo, B.C., visit the growing makeshift memorial on May 1, 2014.

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The suspect in a deadly shooting at a sawmill in Nanaimo, B.C., has made another court appearance in that Vancouver Island city.

Forty-seven-year-old Kevin Addison appeared briefly by video link from the detention centre in Victoria, where he remains in custody.

Addison faces two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Michael Lunn and Fred McEachern, and two counts of attempted murder in connection with the April 30 shooting at the Western Forest Products mill.

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His lawyer asked for additional time to review a large amount of information, and Addison has been ordered to make another video appearance in a Nanaimo courtroom on Aug. 5.

He has also been barred from contacting about a dozen people.

Five of Lunn's relatives attended the Tuesday-morning court appearance, all wearing red shirts in honour of Lunn's signature workwear.

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