December 6, 2018 5:07 pm

Teen facing charges after gun fired in Erin: OPP

Police were called to a home on Erindale Drive after witnesses reported hearing a gunshot in the neighbourhood.

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Wellington County OPP say a 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a gun was fired in Erin on Monday afternoon.

Police were called to a home on Erindale Drive after witnesses reported hearing a gunshot in the neighbourhood.

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When officers arrived, a nearby school was placed into a hold and secure, but it was lifted later that day.

Several people were detained at the home and a firearm was seized, according to a news release on Thursday afternoon.

At the time, police said officers believed it to be an isolated incident and there was no concern for public safety.

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The 17-year-old is now facing three weapons-related charges and he will make a court appearance in January.

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