The Bracebridge OPP has charged a 40-year-old man after responding to a report of shots fired on Balls Drive Saturday evening.

The scene just after 10 PM Saturday (Photo credit: Mathew Reisler)

The complaint was called in by a resident just after 8 PM. When officers arrived, the person who reported the incident claimed he had gone to a nearby home and had been shot at.

Police report the man was not injured.

Officers found the suspect and arrested him without incident. James Gostick was charged with:

  • Pointing a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000

If you have any information on what happened, you’re being asked to call the Bracebridge OPP or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477.

A bail hearing has been scheduled for May 10th in Bracebridge.