Firearm discharged, suspects arrested

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On August 11, 2021 at 1:42 am, police responded to several reports of shots fired in the area of 4th and Louise Ave.

Investigation into the reports revealed that following an altercation between a group of individuals, one of the male’s involved discharged a handgun.  No one was injured and no property was damaged.

On August 11, 2021 at approximately 11:20 am, police located and arrested the 40-year-old male who was responsible for firing the weapon.  He was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Careless Use of Firearm, Possession of a Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, and Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order.  He did not have the handgun on him at the time of his arrest.

A second male involved in the disturbance was also located and arrested at 10:10 am, for Uttering Threats during the altercation.  Upon his arrest police discovered, he was in possession of Meth.  The 27-year-old male was later released to appear in court on December 13, 2021 on charges of Uttering Threats and on December 9, 2021 on charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Meth.