RCMP on scene of a barricaded person in McIvers

The RCMP is currently at a residence in McIvers where a man has barricaded himself inside his home.

Corner Brook RCMP officers were called to the area at approximately 1:30 p.m. on February 21, 2017 following a report of a man having been assaulted and threatened.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers learned that the 32-year-old suspect had barricaded himself inside his home. He is believed to be alone in the home.

The RCMP has set up a perimeter around the residence and has evacuated nearby homes. The public is asked to stay away from the area.

RCMP Emergency Response Team members are currently on scene and continue to assess the situation. The matter remains under investigation.

The victim’s injuries were minor and he has received medical treatment.