The Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) is investigating the death of a 23-year-old male
following an officer-involved shooting on Long Plain First Nation yesterday evening.
Manitoba First Nations Police notified the IIU that officers had responded around 6 p.m. to a
report of a male armed with a firearm in a residence. According to the notification, a
confrontation took place between the man and police, resulting in one or more officers
discharging their firearms and striking the man. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A team of IIU investigators was immediately deployed to the scene and the investigation
Since this matter involves a fatality, a request for a civilian monitor will be made to the Manitoba
Witnesses or other individuals who have information or video footage that may assist this
investigation are asked to contact the IIU toll free at 1-844-667-6060.
The investigation is ongoing so no further details will be provided at this time.