**** RCMP Media Release
Man arrested after pointing firearm
Baddeck RCMP have arrested a 49-year-old man with firearm offences and resisting arrest following an incident Thursday night at a residence in Wagmatcook.
At approximately 7:27 p.m. on October 22, RCMP responded to a call of a man pointing a firearm at another man. When police arrived, they found the man pointing the firearm at them through the doorway. Police were able to de-escalate the situation and convince the man to exit without the firearm. The suspect then attempted to turn towards the firearm and was arrested inside the residence. A loaded firearm was seized by police. There were no injuries.
A Wagmatcook man was released on conditions and is facing the following charges:
- Pointing a Firearm X 2
- Careless Use of Firearm
- Resists or Obstructs Peace Officer
The investigation is ongoing. The man is scheduled to appear at Wagmatcook Provincial Court on December 2.