Clyde River - Police Involved Shooting

May 6, 2020
Clyde River, Nunavut

News release

On May 5, 2020 shortly after 11:00 pm, Clyde River RCMP responded to a disturbance at a residence in the community. While at the residence, an officer became involved in a use of force situation and discharged their firearm. A 31-year-old man from Clyde River was immediately transported to the Health Centre and was pronounced deceased.

Ottawa Police Service has taken conduct of the incident and is en-route to Clyde River to conduct an independent investigation into the actions of the RCMP. Please refer any further media enquiries to OPS.


Contact information

Cpl. Jamie Savikataaq
RCMP "V" Division Media Liaison
Iqaluit, Nunavut
Media Cell: (867) 222-3977

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