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Hamilton police arrest man after woman threatened with a gun

A man in his 50s is charged with second-degree murder after his stepfather succumbed to injuries he received during an assault earlier this month. Don Mitchell / Global News

A 30-year-old Hamilton man is facing several charges following an arrest that police say stemmed from a domestic dispute with his girlfriend.

Hamilton police were called to the Husky Gas station at Upper Wellington and Limeridge Road East around 9 a.m. Tuesday for reports of a man and woman arguing inside.

The woman told police the man was her boyfriend, saying she had run from her nearby home to the gas station for safety.

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The woman claims the man followed her there and threatened to shoot her with a gun he had concealed in the front of his pants.

He was shot with a stun gun by police and arrested.

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Police are asking anyone with information to contact them.

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