Inukjuaq, Que. is a community of about 1,600 on the east coast of Hudson Bay.

Quebec provincial police are investigating a deadly shooting in Nunavik.

On July 17, a man was shot during an altercation with the Kativik Regional Police Force in Inukjuak.

He later died from his injuries.

Agents from the Sureté du Québec arrived the following day.

According to Quebec law, whenever there is a serious incident involving a police weapon, it must be investigated by a different police force.

Police have not released the name of the man who died.