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Lunenburg County man faces multiple firearms charges

An RCMP vehicle is pictured in an undated image. (File photo) An RCMP vehicle is pictured in an undated image. (File photo)
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A 70-year-old man is facing firearms charges after an incident in Nova Scotia’s Lunenburg County on Sunday.

Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report of four men fighting on Gloade Lane in Gold River, N.S., around 10:15 p.m.

Officers learned that during the fight, one man pointed a firearm at another man and threatened him with it.

Police say a 70-year-old Gold River man was arrestedand noone was injured during the incident.

Ronald Lorne Paul has been charged with:

  • careless use of a firearm
  • pointing a firearm
  • possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  •  uttering threats

Paul was released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater provincial court in October.

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