Thunder Bay Police Respond to Weapons Call

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Thunder Bay Police
Thunder Bay Police

Thunder Bay Police
Thunder Bay Police
THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Queen St at 9:20 pm last evening after receiving a 911 call reporting of a 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.

The TBPS Emergency Task Unit arrived on scene and used a bullhorn to communicate with the occupant of the apartment.

At approximately 12:30 am, 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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