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Man Arrested After Discharging Firearm Outside a Residence

RCMP arrested a 33-year-old man in Happy Valley-Goose Bay following a disturbance at a residence in the town.

It is alleged that the suspect discharged a firearm outside a home.

Early on Sunday morning RCMP received the report and responded to the residence.

Upon arrival, officers secured the scene, ensuring public safety, and determined there were no injuries.

The suspect, Adam Blackwell, was arrested and taken into custody without incident. The investigation, carried out by Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP, along with members of the RCMP General Investigation Section, led to charges including pointing a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, discharging a firearm and assault with a weapon.

Blackwell attended court yesterday and was remanded into custody. His next court appearance is scheduled for January 16, 2020.

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