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Fifty-eight-year-old Prince George man facing firearms charges

A 58-year-old man is facing several charges following a firearms complaint.

On Saturday, January 7, at 3:30 p.m., Prince George RCMP responded to a weapons complaint at a motel on the 2300-block of Northwood Pulpmill Road. Police were advised that a man residing at the motel threatened two people with what appeared to be a firearm.

The suspect, identified Prince George resident Kevin Leroy Shore, was arrested without incident and transported to the Prince George RCMP Detachment, where he was held for court. Shore is known to police.

“Investigators located and seized a firearm during their investigation. Mr. Shore was remanded into custody, where he will stay until his next court appearance,” said Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.

The B.C. Prosecution Service approved the following charges in this matter:

  • Pointing a firearm without lawful excuse
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Dealing with firearms contrary to regulations
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm

This file remains under investigation. There were no injuries reported during this incident.

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