Yesterday morning. police were called to to the Husky Gas Station on Limeridge Road East in Hamilton to witness a male and female arguing inside. Police arrived and located a visibly shaken woman who told them violent threats had been made by her boyfriend.
The woman told police she was forced to flee from her Limeridge Road residence seeking a place of safety at the nearest public location after the man threatened to shoot her. The man followed her to the gas bar with a long gun shoved down the front of his pants.
Police went back to the woman’s residence and spotted the male trying to get away. There was a scuffle with police and they used a taser to bring him under control.
The male was safely placed under arrest. Police found ammunition his pocket and a loaded 12 gauge shotgun inside the residence.
A 30 year old man faces a string of charges including uttering treats to assault causing bodily harm, assault, unauthorized possession of a firearm and damage to property
Persons with information information that can assist in this investigation can call Detective Sergeant Marco DelConte at 905-546-3851 at Division 3, Criminal Investigation Branch. To provide information anonymously please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com