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First-degree murder charge laid in Pangnirtung fatal shooting

Transport Canada and RCMP investigated an auto dealership in Hay River for alleged welding of highway tanks without proper registration. NNSL file photo

The RCMP have charged a 33-year-old Pangnirtung man with first-degree murder after a 32-year-old man who suffered a gunshot wound was found dead in a residence on Aug. 27.

Steven Evic is scheduled to appear in Iqaluit court to answer to the charge on Sept. 29.

Nunavut RCMP are still asking for the public's assistance in investigating this incident. Anyone who witnessed the events or has pertinent information is asked to contact the police at 867-979-1111 or 867-473-1111.


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