Halifax man facing charges after multiple reports of someone pointing pellet gun at people

Alexa MacLean/Global News

A Halifax man has been charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose after police received multiple reports in the early hours of Sunday that someone was walking around pointing a pellet gun.

Police say they responded to the call at 12:50 a.m. in the 2800-block of Isleville Street, in the city’s north end.

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“Multiple callers reported a male pointing a pellet gun at people while walking on the street,” the watch commander’s report noted.

Patrol officers found and arrested 45-year-old man, and seized a pellet gun.

No one was injured.

The man is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.


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