100 Mile House RCMP arrest man after shots fired



A 100 Mile House man, who was threatening to shoot himself, was arrested by police early Sunday police.

Police got the call at about 1 a.m. and while they were responding, shots were heard in the downtown area of 100 Mile House. The police immediately set up a containment area and two businesses were locked down. Extra resources were called to assist including the Emergency Response Team from Prince George and Police Dog Services from Williams Lake.

A man matching the description was seen walking away from the area. When confronted, the man indicated he had a gun and was arrested without incident. There were no injuries reported however the man was taken to hospital for a medical treatment.

Charges relating to the misuse of a handgun are being recommended to Crown against the 42-year-old man, a resident of the 100 Mile House area.