Igloolik hunter medvaced after accidental shooting
An Igloolik man had to be medevacked after being accidentally shot while seal-hunting with family and friends about 70 kilometres north of his community.
RCMP aren’t identifying the injured man, who is now in Ottawa in critical but stable condition after a bullet entered his pelvic area from a high-powered rifle.
The matter is still under investigation, but police spokesman Sgt. Jimmy Akavak said police considering the shooting to be accidental.
The police’s press release says a 13-year-old youth was involved in the accident.