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NWT man facing six charges following armed conflict

A Fort Good Hope man is facing six charges after he allegedly discharged a firearm in the community before barricading himself in a residence Nov. 25.

RCMP attended the scene, where they spent two and a half hours communicating with the man before he finally surrendered and was taken in custody. No one was injured.

Tony Kakfwi, 49, is charged with:

  • Discharging firearm with intent
  • Carrying weapon while attending public meeting
  • Two counts of uttering threats
  • Careless use of firearm
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Using firearm in commission of offence

Kakfwi is scheduled to appear in territorial court on Nov. 30.

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