Pang shooter stays in jail
Role in June 16 incident nets Litanie Pitsiulak, 33, four and half years more years in jail
One of two men taken into custody after a June 16 shooting incident in Pangnirtung will serve a four-and-half-year jail sentence for his role in the shooting.
During the early hours of June 16 police entered a home in Pangnirtung and found a 19-year old man suffering from a single gunshot wound.
The man, later identified as Danny Ishulutak, now a student at Nunavut Sivuniksavut in Ottawa, was medevaced to Iqaluit for treatment and released shortly afterwars.
Ken Papatsie, 21, was charged with discharging a firearm recklessly, failure to comply with probation order and failure to comply with an undertaking.
Litanie Pitsiulak, 33, was charged with discharging a firearm recklessly, failure to comply with probation order and possession of a firearm while prohibited.
Held in custody since June 16, Pitsiulak received credit for the time he has already served.
Pitsiulak can now look forward to serving four and half more years in a federal penitentiary, according to the terms of the sentence handed down Nov. 23 in the Nunavut Court of Justice.
Papatsie returns to court Dec. 6.