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Gun seized in Carlington area

OTTAWA — An Ottawa man is facing charges, after police seized a gun in the Carlington area.

Police received a 911 call late Saturday morning about an injured man carrying a baseball bat in the 1400 Block of Mayview Avenue.

Officers found a man matching the caller’s description.

Based on information they received from him, they found an unspent round of ammunition.

While watching video surveillance from the area, police confirmed there had been a dispute between the injured man and another man, who they have yet to identify.

They also determined the injured man had been carrying a rifle.

Pierre François Houle, 59, is facing charges that include possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, and possession of a firearm without holding a licence.

The Guns and Gangs Unit continues to investigate.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police’s Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.

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