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Update: Armed and Barricaded man faces several charges, Lawrencetown, N.S.

The RCMP-HRP General Investigation Section have charged a 43-year-old man who barricaded himself into a residence in Lawrencetown yesterday.

At 10:45 a.m., Cole Harbour RCMP and Halifax Regional Police responded to an incident at a residence on Osprey Way in Lawrencetown where a lone male barricaded himself inside with a firearm.

Responding officers immediately secured the area around the home and closed the street to traffic.

Troy Learning, 43, of Lawrencetown, has been charged with the following offences:

– Using a Firearm in the Commission of an Offence
– Careless Use of a Firearm
– Unsafe Storage of a Firearms X 4
– Pointing a Firearm
– Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
– Assault with a Weapon
– Uttering Death Threats

He appeared in court in Dartmouth earlier this morning.

Source: Release

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