The man who discharged an air gun on young people in Gatineau will be charged
The event caused a major police deployment on the street Notre-Dame, in Gatineau.
The 22-year-old man who fired an air gun at five young people on Friday afternoon on Notre-Dame Street in Gatineau, will face four counts.
The latter has not yet appeared, but according to information from the Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau (SPVG), he will be charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, assault with a weapon, pointing a weapon and uttering threats.
After being questioned by police on Friday, he was released on conditions.
Three boys and two girls aged 11 to 17 were hit by projectiles, but luckily they were not injured.
The SPVG was called to intervene around 3 p.m. on Friday.
When the police arrived on They immediately swept the area and the suspect was located about 10 minutes later, based on witness information.
According to police, the suspect had an altercation with young people. He then entered a dwelling and came out with an air gun, then shot them. The young people fled and were reportedly chased by the man in question.