Salmon Arm RCMP report deescalating situation on April 22 involving an upset male with a loaded handgun in a residence. (File photo)

Salmon Arm RCMP report deescalating situation on April 22 involving an upset male with a loaded handgun in a residence. (File photo)

Man with loaded handgun inside Salmon Arm home taken into custody

Two other firearms located, police say public was not in danger

RCMP deescalated a situation involving a person with a loaded handgun inside a Salmon Arm home on April 22.

Officers were called to a residence in the northeast section of the city, where they found an upset man with a loaded handgun inside a residence.

“The officers arrived and were able to establish contact with the male and deescalate the situation. The officers were able to take the man into custody without incident,” said Staff Sgt. Scott West in a media release.

He said the public was not in danger at any time during the incident.

A public safety search of the home was done and a revolver and a black powder gun were seized. West said police are following up with the Chief Firearms Officer regarding the investigation.

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