(MORRIS-TURNBERRY, ON) - A resident of Howick is facing three firearms related charges following an incident that took place in Wroxeter this weekend.
Shortly before 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 5, 2020 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a residence in Wroxeter after the homeowner reported hearing nearby gunshots and finding damage from a bullet inside his home.
Huron OPP attended the scene and immediately began searching for the shooter. Police were able to determine the general area where the gunshots were coming from and began searching an area to the north of Wroxeter.
Soon after police spoke with a suspect located on Belmore Line. Police learned the suspect had been skeet shooting on the property. Soon thereafter the suspect was placed under arrest and was transported to the Huron OPP Detachment for processing.
Police seized several firearms and a large quantity of ammunition from the accused.
Kyle QUIPP, 29 years of age, from Howick has been charged with Careless Use of a Firearm, Discharge a Firearm Into or at a Place in a Reckless Manner and Careless Storage of a Firearm.
He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for November 23, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Goderich.