Kings District RCMP arrest man involved in firearms incident: Prince Edward Island – UPDATED

Officers from both Kings and Queens Districts along with the Police Dog Service and a Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV/drone) officer attended the scene and secured the area. The Emergency Response Team (ERT) was notified and were en route when the male involved was noticed on the property and was arrested safely and taken into custody.

As a result, 37 year-old Christopher Kevin Jamieson, of Kings County has been charged with a number of firearms offences, including: possession of a firearm while prohibited; reckless discharge of a firearm; possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes; and unsafe storage of a firearm.

Mr. Jamieson reportedly discharged upwards of 40 rounds of ammunition during the situation.

He was held in remand over the weekend and will appear in Provincial Court in Charlottetown, today, Monday, May 25.

BACKGROUND

St. Marys Road, Prince Edward Island – Kings District RCMP received a call of shots fired in the St. Marys Road area just after midnight Friday, May 22.

Officers from both Kings and Queens Districts along with the Police Dog Service and a Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV/drone) officer attended the scene and secured the area. The Emergency Response Team (ERT) was notified and were en route when the male involved was noticed on the property and was arrested safely and taken into custody.

Firearms Incident
(File Photo) Firearms Incident

A 37 year-old Kings County man is currently in custody and there are no injuries as a result of the situation. The public are in no risk and RCMP thank the public for adhering to requests to remain out of the area until the situation was resolved.

The investigation into the situation is still ongoing and further information will be provided on Monday, May 25.

Kings County RCMP



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