South Simcoe Police say an Innisfil man faces 13 charges after a domestic-related threatening incident in the Town of Innisfil.
Officers were called to an address just before 9:30 p.m., with the caller reporting that her son had assaulted her and her husband, and was threatening them with knives and a gun.
Police heard yelling coming from the home when they arrived, and say they could see the suspect inside with a shotgun at his feet.
Officers entered the home and confronted the suspect as he attempted to pick up the shotgun.
According to police, they then used a taser on the man which caused him to drop the gun – allowing them to place him under arrest.
A 34-year-old Innisfil man faces 13 charges including uttering threats, assault with a weapon, careless use of a firearm, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
He was held for a bail hearing.
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