Weapons Call

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 14:30
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2018-02-08

Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Queen St at 9:20 p.m. last evening after receiving a 911 call reporting of possible gunshot being heard coming from an upstairs apartment in a residence.

Patrol officers arrived within minutes and contained the area. Residents from the main floor apartment were evacuated.

Emergency Task Unit arrived on scene and used a bullhorn to communicate with the occupant of the apartment. At approximately 12:30 a.m. a 24 year old male exited the building was taken into custody without incident.

He is to appear in court this morning facing weapons related charges.

A subsequent search of the residence confirmed there were no other individuals in the apartment.

A firearm located in the residence was seized.

The residence is being held.

The Criminal Investigations Branch continues to investigate.


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