Man Shot in Quebec Courthouse

One person is seriously injured after being shot at a courthouse in Maniwaki.

An investigation has been launched into the incident where an 18-year-old man was seriously injured by a gunshot.

Around 1:00 pm on Wednesday there was an altercation between the man and a special constable.

Sources say that the man took the baton from the special constable and struck him with it. The special constable then took out his firearm and shot the man in the head.

Both the officer and the man were transported to hospital with injuries.