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Hospital staff threatened with gun at Guelph General

Officers say the 55-year-old man was already wanted in connection with an assault that took place on Feb. 12.
Officers say the 55-year-old man was already wanted in connection with an assault that took place on Feb. 12. Guelph police

A 26-year-old Guelph man is facing multiple charges after a disturbance at the Guelph General Hospital.

The incident occurred Tuesday around 6 a.m. when a man became combative with staff members and pulled out a gun.

Hospital security were able to apprehend the suspect prior to the arrival of Guelph police.

No one was injured during the altercation.

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Police were able to quickly determine the gun brandished was an imitation.

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Nicholas Lagala, a resident of Guelph, is facing numerous charges including carrying a concealed weapon, assault with a weapon and pointing a firearm.

Lagala made a bail appearance Jan. 2.