UPDATED – Heavy OPP presence at Silver Creek Golf


9:45 p.m.-
Anishinabek Police Service Media Officer Chantel Larocque spoke with SaultOnline.com and gave the following statement-

“There is no concern for public safety at this time,” stated Larcque. She was also able to confirm they were the lead agency in the search for the individual on the golf course.

Stay with SaultOnline for more updates as they become available.

8:01 p.m.-
SaultOnline has learned of a heavy police presence at Silver Creek Golf on the outside of Sault Ste. Marie.

Since mid-afternoon, OPP has been on the scene in large numbers and the course has been closed.

SaultOnline spoke with a golfer who was on the course earlier today when the incident occurred.

According to that individual OPP is searching for a suspect who could be considered armed on the golf course. We have been independently able to confirm that account through other sources.

The road into Silver Creek Golf is closed and multiple units remain on scene at this hour.

SaultOnline has reached out to the Ontario Provincial Police who informed us the Anishinabek Police Services was the lead agency.