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Man Arrested After Pointing Firearm

By Adam Riley Nov 3, 2022 | 2:49 PM

A city man remains in custody following an incident last night in the 100 block of Machar Avenue involving a firearm.

Thunder Bay Police responded to the area following reports of a man pointing a gun, while en route officers were provided with the suspect’s identity and description of their vehicle, as well they learned the firearm in question was a handgun, and not believed to be a replica.

Upon arrival officers located the suspect and took him into custody shortly before 630.

Police say both the victim and the accused are known to each other and the incident remains under investigation.

The 61-year-old faces the following charges:
• Pointing a Firearm • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 • Assault with a Weapon • Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm

He appeared in bail court today and was remanded into custody  with a future court date.


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