7 facing firearm charges after raid at St. Catharines residence

Niagara police have charged a man from Welland with second degree murder. Don Mitchell / Global News

Seven people are facing multiple charges following a firearms raid in a St. Catharines, Ont. residential neighbourhood early Tuesday morning, according to Niagara Regional Police (NRPS).

Detectives say the search warrant was executed just after midnight at a home on Louth Street near Nash where four loaded guns and several rounds of ammunition were seized.

Read more: Residents displaced after fire rips through homeless encampment at Hamilton park

Four men, aged between 26 and 40, are among those facing a combined 28 charges, including 27 firearm-related offences.

The three women, aging in range between 12 and 29 years old, are facing a combined 19 charges between them.

All of the accused made their first court appearance on Wednesday.

Story continues below advertisement

The investigation is ongoing, according to police.



Sponsored content