26.2 C
Ontario
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Kingston Police looking for a male believed to be in the possession of a firearm – Kingston


Kingston Police are asking residents in the Rideau Heights area to stay in place and be conscious of an ongoing attempt to identify, locate and apprehend a male who is believed to have discharged a firearm in the commission of an offence and fled the area on foot, according to a press release issued on Saturday.

Police say they were originally dispatched to the area of Montreal St and Hwy 401 Saturday morning, where an altercation is suspected to have occurred and involved the use of a pistol between parties. The male described as Caucasian, is in his 20s, wearing a white shirt and blue-coloured pants fled the area, and believed to still be in possession of a handgun.

Read more:
Man rushed to hospital with serious injuries after Toronto stabbing

Kingston Police have cordoned off the Rideau Heights area from Hwy 401 to the north, Montreal St to the east, John Counter Blvd to the south and Division St to the west in search of this male. Both the Canine Unit and Emergency Response Unit have been brought in. Streets where this male may have fled down include Virginia St, Compton St, and possibly others.

Story continues below advertisement

Police say until further information is obtained they’re assuming this male to be armed and dangerous. Community members are asked to avoid the area and any nearby residents are asked to secure their doors and windows until further updates can be provided. Police say if this male is believed to be seen please not approach him, and immediately call Kingston Police at 911 with any further descriptors, location and last known direction.

Non-emergent tips or any information that could lead to this male’s location and arrest can also be provided anonymously by calling our general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0, and ask to remain anonymous.




© 2021 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.





Source link

Latest news

Amid Raj Kundra’s porn case, Shilpa Shetty gets support from Shamita Shetty: ‘Through thick n thin’ | Bollywood

Shilpa Shetty received love and support from her sister Shamita Shetty after the actor released an official statement regarding Raj Kundra's porn case....

United Colors of Benetton Men’s EVA Flip-Flops and House Slippers

Price: (as of - Details) Add a touch of character to your look with this pair of flip-flops by United Colors of Benetton....

Three dead, one hurt in U.S. shooting in rural South Carolina

Three people were killed and one other person was hurt in a shooting in rural South Carolina, and deputies released the name...

Alberta MMA champion chasing fighting dream while serving community

A Strathcona County mixed martial artist is not afraid of a fight. Graham Park is preparing to defend his Unified MMA light heavyweight championship...
Related news

Amid Raj Kundra’s porn case, Shilpa Shetty gets support from Shamita Shetty: ‘Through thick n thin’ | Bollywood

Shilpa Shetty received love and support from her sister Shamita Shetty after the actor released an official statement regarding Raj Kundra's porn case....

United Colors of Benetton Men’s EVA Flip-Flops and House Slippers

Price: (as of - Details) Add a touch of character to your look with this pair of flip-flops by United Colors of Benetton....

Three dead, one hurt in U.S. shooting in rural South Carolina

Three people were killed and one other person was hurt in a shooting in rural South Carolina, and deputies released the name...

Alberta MMA champion chasing fighting dream while serving community

A Strathcona County mixed martial artist is not afraid of a fight. Graham Park is preparing to defend his Unified MMA light heavyweight championship...