One person charged in the assault at Beatton River appeared in court, Wednesday.

Calvin Gunning stood before a Fort St. John judge, facing 40 charges in relation to the incident that occurred early in the morning on July 25.

The charges include numerous weapons and assault offences. Gunning plead not guilty to all charges.

His case is adjourned until Thursday at 9 a.m.

Joshua Toth is another of the accused in the case. He was also scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. However, Toth was unable to appear because he was in custody at the Fort Nelson RCMP detachment. He is facing new charges in Fort Nelson and his bail in Fort St. John has been revoked.