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A 17-year-old has been arrested after a Shamattawa First Nation man died following an assault.

A teenager has been arrested after a resident of Shamattawa First Nation died following an assault on Tuesday.

Police officers responded to a call from a home in the northern community at around 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday reporting an aggravated assault between two males, RCMP said on Monday.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the local nursing station and later died. 

Shamattawa RCMP, with help from the national RCMP's major crime services section, are investigating the death as a homicide.

A 17-year-old has been arrested and is in police custody. Charges have not yet been laid.