Sioux Lookout OPP Dealing with Firearm Related Incident

OPP Sioux Lookout

SIOUX LOOKOUT – Update – Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to advise that the situation on Birchwood Crescent has been safely resolved. Schools have been dismissed, and all residents may return to their homes. Thank you for everyone’s assistance in keeping the involved areas clear as we worked to resolve this matter.

The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times. The OPP’s website, opp.ca contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.

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The Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are responding to a firearms-related incident on Birchwood Crescent.

Birchwood Crescent is currently being evacuated. Residents are requested to await contact by police, and not exit through Birchwood Crescent. Nearby schools have been placed under a hold and secure order to ensure the safety of students.

Anyone displaced by the evacuation is requested to muster at the Recreation Centre, 85 King Street, until further notice.

Additional updates will be provided as more details are available.