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Man charged after threatening and shooting at two people in Torbrook: N.S. RCMP

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A man is facing multiple firearm related offences after shots were fired at a residence in Torbrook, N.S., Saturday morning.

A man and woman, both from Greenwood, N.S., went to a resident to drop off food to a man who was known to them.

After the man and the women arrived at the house, a second man, also known to them, allegedly exited the home and threatened the two who brought food, before shooting at them with a shotgun.

The 46-year-old man and 37-year-old woman fled the area in their vehicle, and were not injured in the incident.

In a news release from the RCMP, police responded to the report around 11:25 a.m., where they safely arrested the two men at the home.

A search warrant was executed at the residence in the afternoon, which led to officers seizing a shotgun, ammunition, and powder they believe to be cocaine.

Police have charged 27-year-old Cody Reid Palmer with:

  •  discharging a firearm with intent
  •  careless use of a firearm
  •  pointing a firearm
  •  unauthorized possession of a firearm
  •  possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized
  •  possession of a firearm contrary to probation order
  •  careless storage of a firearm
  •  uttering threats
  •  two counts of failure to comply with a probation order

Police say Palmer was remanded into custody, and is scheduled to appear in Digby provincial court on Monday.

The second man, a 28-year-old man from Torbrook, was later released without any charges.

Police say the investigation is ongoing with help from the RCMP Forensic Identification Services.

For more Nova Scotia news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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