Suspect arrested after reports of a male with a gun in Orillia on Friday

OPP received several calls about a long gun that may have been discarded

Provincial police were called shortly after 11 p.m. on Friday about several males seen walking in the area near Victoria Park in Orillia and that one person was carrying a long gun, and that the individual may have thrown the gun and fled.

Picture provided: Orillia OPP

A second caller reported four males were seen running out of a Coldwater Road residence and that one was carrying a rifle.

The OPP responded and located a firearm. A suspect was arrested a short distance away.

Picture provided: Orillia OPP

A 19-year-old from Scarborough is facing three weapons-related charges.