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One person in custody following call about gun shots

OPP East Region report one person is in custody following a call about gun shots at a residence in Picton.

Around 10:15 a.m., Sunday, Prince Edward OPP responded to the call with the Tactics and Rescue Unit and Canine. Police stated there were no public safety concerns.

OPP East Region reports the ARWEN was utilized and one person was arrested. (The Anti Riot Weapon ENfield (ARWEN) launcher fires 37 mm non-lethal rounds (foam or wooden or tear gas payload) designed for riot control.)

The Special Investigations Unit Ontario was notified and invoked its mandate. The SIU is a civilian law enforcement agency, independent of the police, that conducts criminal investigations into circumstances involving police and civilians. The SIU investigates actions resulting in serious injury, death, the discharge of a firearm at a person or an allegation of sexual assault.

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