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. 28.

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.

((Note: A previous version of this story stated the deceased was located Aug. 27, it has been updated to reflect a correction from the RCMP.))

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