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.
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