(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A REAL Concerned Citizen reported that they were at Silvercity theatre when they had a replica handgun pointed at them.
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 didn’t realize it was a BB gun until he handled it, according to the complainant.
”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!!!” – Complainant
”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 he’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 don’t want him to end up at our house or near there so cross and confront the dude asking why he’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 it’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 … as I’m on the phone randomly a swat truck that was going by got the call as pulled up and arrested him within mins timing couldn’t of been better . Glad this guy is off the streets and no one got hurt…. my kids play in this neighbourhood , and it was at like 3pm! Middle of the day fucked up” – 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.
We will report more as soon as we know more.
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