The Ottawa Police Service has cleared a Nunavut RCMP officer in the shooting death of a man last year.

Abraham Natanine, who was 31, was killed on May 5, when the Mountie responded to a call about a domestic disturbance in the community of Clyde River.

Ottawa police have a memorandum of understanding with Nunavut RCMP to investigate major incidents involving officers, and can lay criminal charges.

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