Barrie Police arrested the Bracebridge man at a Duckworth Street apartment after getting reports of a person injured at the location.
Barrie Police’s Peter Leon told BarrieToday the man was arrested without incident and later released with a court date.
“Barrie Police responded to the call with the assistance of the Tactical Support Unit and K-9 Unit shortly after 8 p.m and were able to apprehend the suspect,” said Leon. “He was released and will appear in court Sept. 16.”
The accused is charged with two counts of assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
Police surround an apartment building on Duckworth St. in Barrie on Wed., Aug. 14, 2019 (CTV News/Don Wright)
Barrie Police arrested a Bracebridge man after surrounding an apartment building with guns drawn on Wednesday evening.
Officers were seen entering the building on Duckworth Street, just north of Grove Street around 8 p.m. with rifles.
Simcoe County paramedics confirm one person was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. The victim was treated and released.
The 20-year-old accused is facing two counts of assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. He has been released from custody with a future court date.
Simcoe County paramedics and Barrie Police at a building on Duckworth St. in Barrie on Wed. Aug. 14, 2019 (CTV News/Don Wright)