Whitehorse — Ongoing police situation in Whitehorse, Yukon

Source: Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Police are attending an active and evolving incident in Whitehorse.

For your safety, RCMP ask the public to avoid the area around Centennial Street, 14 Avenue, and Elm Street in the Porter Creek neighbourhood until further notice. Police have, in person, notified homes that are in the immediate vicinity. Police believe there is no threat to public safety at this time.

This incident began at approximately 7:30pm on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

There will be an increased police presence in the area until further notice.

As this is an ongoing situation, police can release only limited details at this time. More information will be provided when available. Thank you for your understanding.