Man facing charges after ‘firearm incident’ in Tuktoyaktuk

A man has been arrested and is facing charges after an incident reported to involve a firearm in the hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk on Sunday.

As first reported by CKLB, a 43-year-old man was sent to Inuvik for treatment after the incident at a home in Tuktoyaktuk.

The man was not publicly identified. His injuries were said by police not to be life-threatening.


In an email, RCMP spokesperson Julie Plourde told Cabin Radio police attended the home at 8:50pm on Sunday. Officers found the alleged victim and arrested another man at the scene.

The injured man is now in stable condition, Plourde stated. The investigation is ongoing.

RCMP are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Tuktoyaktuk RCMP at 867-977-1111.