An armed assault under investigation in Victoriaville

An armed attack under investigation in Victoriaville

The 36-year-old man was arrested by MRC police officers in 'Arthabaska.

A man armed with what could be a pellet gun threatened five people, causing minor injuries to some of them, Saturday evening in Victoriaville.

The 36-year-old man was walking on Notre-Dame Est street while unloading lead projectiles, indicates the Sûreté du Québec. According to witnesses, he was holding a weapon resembling a pistol in his hands.

Called to the scene around 10:30 p.m. Arthabaska arrested the man. He could face charges of assault with a weapon and making threats.

His weapon has been seized and will be subject to analysis, following which other charges could be laid .

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