ALLEGED SILVERCITY GUN INCIDENT

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(THUNDER BAY, ON) โ€“ A REAL Concerned Citizen reported that they were at Silvercity theatre when they had a replica handgun pointed at them.

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A 24-year-old male is in custody and had been charged fail to comply with a probation order, 3 firearms offences, and pointing a gun.

The REAL Concerned Citizen this happened to, shared their story with us.

Police arrested a suspect out front of Silvercity, as the male was found sitting on the steps. The police officer that responded identified the gun as a BB gun, but noted that it looked so much like a real gun, that he didnโ€™t realize it was a BB gun until he handled it, according to the complainant.

โ€As fuckin if (anonymous) and myself got a handgun pulled on us about a hour ago in front of silver city on May st! This city is getting so fucked up!!!โ€ โ€“ Complainant

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โ€He asked for $ , I refused said I just spent it on my kids on lunch snacks (I did had a wagon full of em and pop) he goes holy fuck your huge and keeps walking , well I notice heโ€™s changed direction and is now following us but in the other side of the road and bugging other people as he walks following us , I live a block and a half away and am going to get my 4 year old son off the bus , this guy is super shady and following us I donโ€™t want him to end up at our house or near there so cross and confront the dude asking why heโ€™s following us fidgeting with his man purse well at that moment he pulls a hand gun out and points it in my face a foot away , I notice itโ€™s a gun and pop back and get space in between him but still am watching his every move he was out numbered and acted kinda timid for someone with a gun although I am huge haha so I let him go on , he went into the parking lot of the theatre as I called 911 to let them know this man just pulled a hand gun on us โ€ฆ as Iโ€™m on the phone randomly a swat truck that was going by got the call as pulled up and arrested him within mins timing couldnโ€™t of been better . Glad this guy is off the streets and no one got hurtโ€ฆ. my kids play in this neighbourhood , and it was at like 3pm! Middle of the day fucked upโ€ โ€“ Complainant

Another REAL Concerned Citizen reported they saw someone outside of Silvercity being searched by police while they were on their knees and had their hands on their head.

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We will report more as soon as we know more.

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