The Sûreté du Québec has been called in to investigate an incident in Kuujjuaq where a man was injured.
The Kativik Regional Police Force received a call at about 9:30 local time Tuesday morning about an armed and violent man in the community.
A police spokesperson says the 18-year old man was seriously injured during a confrontation with police.
He is being medevaced to a hospital in southern Canada.
Investigators are now on their way to Kuujjuaq.