The RCMP said one of its officers shot and wounded a man in Arviat, Nunavut, on Friday who was shooting at dogs with a gun stolen from the local detachment.
Police said they received calls from local residents frightened by a man walking around the community shooting at dogs with a pistol.
Officers began an immediate search and found the man still outside. The RCMP said the man was shot while they were arresting him. The 26-year-old Arviat man has been medivaced to Winnipeg with non-life threatening injuries.