Emergency situation in Faro, Yukon

October 26, 2021
Faro, Yukon

News release

On October 26, 2021, at 1:02 pm, RCMP received reports of shots fired in Faro, Yukon. A possible suspect was identified. Police immediately responded and an individual has now been apprehended. The threat has ended.

The police investigation is developing and significant first responder and police presence continues in Faro. Police ask residents to stay away from the following areas: Harper Street, Yates Street, Tintina Subdivision, and anywhere you see police working. More updates to follow.

*News release updated to clarify time.


Contact information

Cst. C. McCann
Whitehorse RCMP
4100 4th Avenue, Whitehorse, YT

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