The suspect will appear in court Monday morning, according to the Sûreté du Québec. Early Sunday, police were alerted by citizens that there was gunfire behind a home on Cartier St. There they found the victim, Bret-James Jerome, and his death was confirmed at a hospital soon after.

The suspect was arrested on the scene. Witnesses and the suspect were questioned at length that day.

Kitigan Zibi is about 300 kilometres northwest of Montreal.