Police seize sawed off shotgun at Vanier disturbance call
Ottawa man, 23, facing several firearms charges
Ottawa police said they seized a sawed off shotgun from a suspect after responding to a disturbance on a patio in Vanier Friday night.
Police were called to the 300 block of Montreal Road where a man allegedly pointed the shotgun at two people, according to a news release.
Officers were called after the man left the patio and later arrested him without incident. The discarded gun was found nearby.
A 23-year-old man has been charged with several firearms offences, including careless use of a firearm, two counts of pointing a firearm, obstructing police and breach of probation.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service guns and gangs unit at 613-236-1222, extension 5050. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800- 222-8477.