18-year-old shot ‘multiple times’ in Yellowknife

(File photo/CKLB)

Yellowknife RCMP say an 18-year-old man was shot “multiple times” last Sunday.

The shooting happened at an apartment building on the 5100 block on 53rd Street about 11:15 p.m.

The victim was taken to Stanton hospital and then sent to Edmonton for treatment.

Police says the injuries at not life-threatening.

“It is believed the parties involved in this incident are known to each other and there is no immediate risk to the public,” reads a news release.

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Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis has been a general news reporter with CKLB since January 2019. Originally from rural Ontario, he first came to the NWT in 2016 as an intern with Up Here magazine and fell in love with the North. In his time with CKLB, he's had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures. Otherwise, you can find him hanging around the Legislative Assembly. If you have a story or want to chat, reach out to francis@cklbradio.com