Ottawa police called in to investigate death of Clyde River man: Nunavut RCMP
“An officer became involved in a use of force situation and discharged their firearm”
Ottawa Police Service investigators are on their way to Clyde River today to investigate an RCMP shooting incident that left a 31-year-old man dead.
In a news release, the Nunavut RCMP said that on Tuesday, May 5, shortly after 11 p.m., officers in Clyde River responded to a disturbance at a residence in the community of about 1,200.
“While at the residence, an officer became involved in a use of force situation and discharged their firearm,” the news release states.
“A 31-year-old man from Clyde River was immediately transported to the health centre and was pronounced deceased.”
The Nunavut RCMP calls on the Ottawa police to conduct third-party investigations of incidents involving the Nunavut RCMP that result in serious injury or death.