10-year-old child killed in George Gordon First Nation

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Ten-year-old child killed in George Gordon First Nation

A minor is charged with manslaughter with a firearm.

A 10-year-old child was killed by a firearm in the George Gordon First Nation. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police note that a minor is charged with the murder.

In a statement released on Saturday, the RCMP indicates that the officers attended a residence in the territory of the First Nation on Thursday after being informed that an injured person was in the home.

Punnichy Detachment officers found an injured boy there and medical services paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

His loved ones have been informed, and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time., the RCMP said in the statement.

As a result of the investigation, a teenager is charged with manslaughter with a firearm. RCMP say they cannot release their identity due to the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The accused must appear before the court in court Monday.