26 year old Thierry Leroux had been working in the community for only six months with the local aboriginal police force, when Leroux was shot at and died after he and another officer responded to a domestic call on February 13th in Lac Simon.
Another person was pronounced dead inside the home. The man was identified as Anthony Raymond Papatie, 22 police have said they believe he may have shot himself after shooting Leroux.
The Papatie left behind a Facebook message in French to friends with the line “I killed a police.”
The second officer at the scene was sent to hospital and is being treated for shock.