A man is facing charges after allegedly pointing — and firing — an imitation firearm at a motorist in Lindsay.
According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, officers received multiple reports of a disturbance involving a firearm in the area of Lindsay Street South and Mary Street around 4:30 p.m. Saturday (May 15).
“Witnesses reported a male waving a firearm around while involved in a confrontation with the victim sitting in a vehicle,” reads a media release.
“During the confrontation the suspect pointed the handgun at the driver, causing the driver to flee the area. As the victim drove away the male fired the gun at the vehicle, shattering the rear window.”
Police say the male fled the area on foot, police located and arrested the male a short distance away.
An officer appeared to draw a conductive energy weapon at the suspect, who was taken into custody without incident (see videos).
“During the investigation officers recovered a pellet pistol,” the media release reads.
Jeremy Hall, 24, has been charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, assault with a weapon, pointing a firearm and imitation firearm – use while committing offence and mischief.
He is scheduled to appear in Lindsay court on June 24.