Youth arrested after incident at Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, residence
A loaded firearm was found at the residence, RCMP say
RCMP have taken a 16-year-old teen into custody after responding to calls Wednesday about an intoxicated person with a loaded firearm causing a disturbance in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut.
Sanikiluaq is a community of approximately 850 residents on Flaherty Island in Hudson Bay.
Sanikiluaq RCMP went to the residence, where they said he left and then re-entered the home after seeing the police, according to a news release from Nunavut RCMP.
He was arrested after attempting to leave through the rear door of the home, where a loaded firearm was found, according to the release.
Police charged him with careless use of a firearm and mischief for damaging the home, according to RCMP.
He's expected to attend a bail hearing Thursday afternoon in Sanikiluaq, the news release said.
The charges have not been proven in court.