On Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 1:34 PM, the Listuguj Police Department received a call requesting immediate police assistance and an ambulance in the Tepgunset area. LPD uniformed patrol members arrived on scene and discovered that a community member was subject to a physical altercation with injuries. The victim was immediately assessed and transported to the Campbellton Regional Hospital by ambulance with life threatening injuries and remains in critical condition. The Listuguj Police Department have secured the area and, in accordance with OIC #2527, called upon the assistance of the Sûreté du Quebec Forensic Identification Unit and Major Crimes Division to assist in processing the crime scene and to gather evidence for the identification of suspect(s). Chief and Council are aware that their assistance was requested.
A full investigation has been launched as the preliminary findings indicate that the victim was subject to a knife attack. LPD are investigating the incident and the investigation is ongoing.
No further information may be released at this time.
Anyone with information that may contribute to the investigation are urged to contact the Listuguj Police Department at (418)788-2003 or (418)788-2334. All sources of information are kept confidential.
At this time, we ask that the community limit their presence in the Tepgunset area so that officers can perform their tasks uninterrupted. We thank you for your usual cooperation in these matters.
Chief of Police