No charges for homeowner who fired gun during alleged rural Sask. break-in

From CBC - March 14, 2018

RCMPare once again advising Saskatchewan residents against using a firearm in a situation in which they feel threatened, after a homeowner fired a gun in the air during an alleged break and enter.

Officers responded to a report of a break-in around 12:30 a.m. CST Tuesdayat a rural property nearSpiritwood, Sask.

RCMPsaid in its initial release that a firearm was discharged during the incident, but there were no injuries. They have now confirmed it was the homeowner who fired into the air while the incident was happening.

RCMP say no charges will be laid in relation to the firearm discharge.

A 28-year-old from Big River First Nation is facing several chargesincludingunauthorized possession of a firearm, break and enter, and theft of a motor vehicleafter thealleged break-in.

A truck also went missing from the property.

On Tuesday evening, RCMPfound the vehicle, and arrested three other people in Debden, Sask.


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