UPDATED: Reports of shots fired near Canadian Tire

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Police responded in force to a call in the area of Canadian Tire according to witnesses.

Lincoln Louttit, communications manager for Sault Police Services said they responded to a call for a person in possession of a firearm.

The Emergency Services Unit, Ballistics vehicle and patrol units arrive at the corner of Willow Ave and McNabb Street early this evening.

The situation ended shortly before 8 p.m..

Police had various road blocked off while they dealt with the situation.

Witnesses who posted video said they responded to a man shooting a rifle in the area.

It is unknown if anyone was taken into custody. The police say there is no risk to public safety.

Stay with SaultOnline for more information.

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  1. Would be really nice to know if there was someone taken custody and if the weapon was taken off our streets. Ans i also am interested in the answer to the above question comments and video’s vanishing off of keeping the soo safe. Definitely seems like something is being kept quiet about the situation

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