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One faces firearm, assault charges after 'scuffle' in Huron Shores

Police say the handgun was found to be a replica air pistol
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Ontario Provincial Police have accused a Huron Shores resident of assault with a weapon after a domestic incident.

Police say they responded to a domestic disturbance involving a handgun in the Municipality of Huron Shores shortly after midnight on Thursday.

A press release issued today by OPP states the complainant was visiting two friends when the person's common-law spouse entered the residence waving a handgun at the three occupants and then pointed it at the complainant. 

OPP say a scuffle took place and the common-law spouse was forced out of the house.   

A short time later police located the common-law spouse and an arrest was made. The handgun was found to be a replica air pistol.

As a result of the investigation, a 48-year-old,from the Municipality of Huron Shores was charged with:

  • Forcible entry, contrary to section 72(1) of the Criminal Code (CC);
  • Pointing a firearm, contrary to section 87 of the CC; and with
  • Assault with a weapon - spousal, contrary to section 267(a) of the CC.

The accused appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice Video Bail in Sault Ste Marie on Jan. 14, 2021.