Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence
Canadian Forces Provost Marshal

July 29, 2012 17:32 ET

Assault with a Weapon at Canadian Forces Base Shilo

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 29, 2012) - There was an altercation between two Canadian Forces (CF) members at Canadian Forces Base Shilo early this morning.

One CF member was treated for a non life-threatening gun shot wound as a result of the altercation. The other CF member was arrested and is in police custody. The weapon has been seized and it is confirmed that it is not a military-issued weapon.

The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) is currently investigating the incident. No charges have been laid at this time.

The CFNIS is an independent Military Police unit with a mandate to investigate serious and sensitive matters in relation to National Defence property, DND employees and CF personnel serving in Canada and abroad.

For more information about the CFNIS, please go to http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/view-news-afficher-nouvelles-eng.asp?id=2824

For more information about the CFNIS Investigation Process, please go to http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/view-news-afficher-nouvelles-eng.asp?id=2960

Contact Information

  • Major Greg Poehlmann
    Public Affairs Officer, CFNIS
    613-614-9388

    Information: 1-866-377-0811/613-996-2353
    www.forces.gc.ca