Man, 19, faces multiple charges in Brantford shooting investigation

Man 19 faces multiple charges in Brantford shooting investigation

A 19-year-old man is in custody and faces multiple firearms-related charges following a Monday afternoon incident on Metcalfe Crescent.

Police say the man was arrested at about 3:15 pm without incident. Officers are expected to remain on scene as they conclude the investigation.

A police spokesperson thanked the public and local residents for their cooperation during the investigation which began

Residents on Metcalfe Crescent, between Debby Crescent and North Park Street, were asked to shelter-in-place while Brantford police investigated report of gunfire.

Police said Monday they received a 911 call at about 1 pm about shots fired outside a Metcalfe home.

Officers descended on the scene and remained on scene throughout the afternoon.

In an earlier post on social media, police said no injuries had been reported.

A section of Metcalfe was closed to pedestrians and motorists.

Police say further information will be provided on Twitter and Facebook as the investigation continues.

Anyone who may have information about the incident is asked to contact police at 519-756-7050.

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