Weapons Call Closes Pearl Street Between Cumberland and Water Street


THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were dispatched to the Midtown Inn on Cumberland Street North following a reported incident possibly involving firearms just after 4:30 am on Monday, January 27, 2020.

The police response led to the seizure of a firearm and the arrest of four individuals. Charges against those individuals are pending.

The investigation is ongoing and therefore a police presence remains in the area and a section of Pearl Street between Cumberland and Water Streets is closed to the public at this time.

Members of the public are asked to avoid this section of Pearl Street while police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this call.

More details are expected to be released later today.