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SiRT investigating shooting involving RCMP officer

By Caitlin Snow Jan 2, 2024 | 11:24 AM

The province’s police watchdog is investigating a shooting involving an RCMP officer.

SiRT says it was New Year’s Eve just before 11pm in Pictou Landing First Nation.

They say a man was threatening to harm himself and others with a weapon at a home on Harbourview Crescent.

And was allegedly involved in a domestic assault.

The suspect approached two officers, who then used a taser as well as a firearm, hitting the suspect.

The suspect was injured and was taken to hospital.

There were no other injuries.