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.