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Brantford Police Charge Male After Gun Fired Inside Residence

Nov 19, 2019

Brantford Police Service has charged a male after a firearm was discharged inside a residence.  
On Monday, November 18th, 2019 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding a possible gunshot sound that was heard at a residential complex on Elgin Street.  
Upon arrival Community Patrol Officers observed a hole in the front door to a unit within the residential complex.  The hole appeared to have been caused by a firearm discharged from within the residence.  Due to the concern for public safety Officers cleared the residence and no one was located inside.  Officers did observe ammunition inside the residence. 
Investigation revealed that the occupant may have left and gone to another location.  Officers attended to that address where they located the resident.  The accused was arrested without incident.  No injuries or victims have been reported at this time from this incident.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions that the accused was currently contravening.  A 40 year old Brantford male has been charged with Possession of a Weapon contrary to a Prohibition Order and Careless Storage of Ammunition under the Criminal Code. 
The Brantford Police Service – Major Crime Unit is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. Jason Sinning of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-7050 extension 2265 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.