Hay River man medevaced following shooting

(File photo/CKLB)

Police say a man in Hay River was medevaced to Edmonton on Monday after being shot.

Officers responded to a call about the man in “distress” in downtown Hay River about 11 p.m.

Police offered first aid until paramedics arrived and brought the man to the local health centre, before being medevaced.

“The Hay River RCMP have reason to believe this was a targeted shooting,” reads a news release.

However, police have not said whether they have a suspect.

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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