March 17, 2019 12:54 pm
Updated: March 17, 2019 2:09 pm

Nova Scotia man charged after firearms complaint: RCMP

A Nova Scotia man is facing multiple charges are a firearms complaint.

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A man from Lower West Pubnico, N.S., is facing multiple charges after being arrested on Friday by RCMP.

Police says that at 4:57 p.m., officers responded to a firearms complaint at a residence where shots were allegedly fired.

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Multiple units responded to the scene and eventually convinced the man inside to surrender and exit the home.

He was arrested without further incident.

A 35-year-old man is now facing the following charges:

  • Pointing a firearm
  • Uttering threats
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Two counts of discharging a firearm
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Possession of a firearm
  • Two counts of failure to comply

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The man has been remanded into police custody and is set to appear in Yarmouth Provincial Court on Monday.

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