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Shots Fired in Springhill Apartment
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Shots Fired in Springhill Apartment

The RCMP responded to shots fired within a Springhill apartment on Saturday.

The 9-1-1 call said neighbours heard a number of gunshots around one o’clock.

Police arrived quickly to find a lone man in the apartment, with evidence of bullet holes in the walls.

Fifty-four year-old William Kenneth Matthews was arrested at the scene.

He was charged with:

  • Possession of a Firearm (two counts);
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (two counts);
  • Unsafe Storage of a Firearm (two counts);
  • Careless Use of a Firearm (three counts);
  • Careless Storage of Ammunition;
  • Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace (two counts);

Matthews will appear in Amherst Provincial Court this morning.

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