Taloyoak man charged after several shots fired

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A 21-year-old Taloyoak man faces several charges, including discharging a firearm with the intent to endanger life, following a shooting incident in the community on April 11.

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Lawrence Kootook was arrested after the RCMP responded to a report of a man firing a weapon within the hamlet. Several rounds were reportedly discharged. No injuries occurred.

Kootook appeared before a justice of the peace on April 15 and was released with conditions. He’s scheduled to be back in court on July 15 in Taloyoak.