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Armed man in God’s Lake First Nation surrenders to police surrounding home

30-year-old faces three firearms charges and two counts of uttering threats.
Gods Lake Narrows RCMP seized five guns from a man who had made threats and barricaded himself inside a God’s Lake First Nation home with several other people Nov. 15.

Gods Lake Narrows RCMP convinced an armed man barricaded  in a home to release the other people inside and surrender to them Nov. 15.

Police were notified around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday that man with a gun was uttering threats at a home in God’s Lake First Nation. Several adults and children were in the residence at the time.

After officers surrounded the residence, one of them made contact with the people inside, who were able to get out safely.

The armed man soon came out of the home and was arrested without incident.

Five guns were seized by police.

A 30-year-old God’s Lake First Nation man faces two charges of uttering threats and one count each of careless use of a firearm, possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possessing a firearm when unauthorized to do so.

He appeared in court and was released with conditions until an upcoming court date.

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