Police Investigate Discharge of Firearm in St Andrews, NB
West District RCMP responded at approximately 2:30 p.m. and arrested the man without incident by 3:00 p.m., according to police.The south end of Water Street was temporarily cordoned off during that time.
Police said, the initial investigation indicates the firearm was discharged to shoot a wild animal that had reportedly attacked a neighbor's dog. The man was taken into custody and later released. The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with issues regarding wildlife in their neighbourhood should contact animal control officials who can provide advice or assistance.