RCMP defuse firearms incident in Igloolik
Police arrest a teenaged boy, seize firearms
RCMP in Igloolik dealt with a firearms incident Oct. 26, said an RCMP statement issued during the evening of Oct. 26.
At about 5 p.m. on Oct. 26 police responded to a report of a possible firearms incident in the community, the RCMP said.
Police arrested a teenaged boy, 18, who is now in custody. They also seized firearms “to ensure public safety.”
No one was injured, police said.
Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the incident.
“At this time, there are no charges and this matter remains under investigation,” police said.