At approximately 4:20 p.m. SaultOnline started receiving multiple tips in regards to third avenue shut down and a heavy police presence in the area.
Upon arrival we learned police had told local residents who couldn’t get home that it was in relation to a weapons call. They had Third Ave. closed down between Devon Road and Douglas Street.
The Ballistics Vehicle, Emergency Services Unit and Patrol Units could be seen working to resolve the situation. Sault Fire Services and Paramedics were standing by just outside the area incase they were needed.
Two individuals were seen being apprehended and taken away in seperate police units.
The scene remains active with multiple units in the area.
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