New Brunswick man charged with discharging a firearm with intent; “firearm was discharged toward police officers from inside the home”

Bronson Settlement, New Brunswick – A 61-year-old man from Bronson Settlement, N.B., has been charged following a firearm incident in the community.

On November 22, 2020, shortly after 7:30 p.m., police received a report of an armed individual uttering threats at a home on Main Street in Chipman. The individual left the scene before police arrived. Shortly after, police attended a home on Bronson Settlement Road in Bronson Settlement in relation to the first incident.

(File Photo) Arrested
(File Photo) Arrested

When police arrived on the scene, a firearm was discharged toward police officers from inside the home. No one was injured. As a precaution, a perimeter was set up. Police were able to make contact with an individual inside the home, who was arrested a short time afterward without incident.

On November 23, Keith Day appeared in Fredericton Provincial Court by way of tele-remand and was charged with discharging a firearm with intent. He was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in court on November 26, at 10 a.m., for a bail hearing.

The investigation is ongoing.

Chipman RCMP



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