Arnprior man facing charges after shotgun discharged

An Arnprior man is facing firearm charges after a shotgun was discharged in a Carleton Place parking lot last week, Ontario Provincial Police said Monday.

OPP responded to reports of a man with a gun in a Carleton Place parking lot Friday

An Arnprior man is facing a number of charges after a gun was discharged in a Carleton Place parking lot last week. Police say no one was injured. (Dave Chidley/CBC)

An Arnprior man is facing firearm charges after a shotgun was discharged in a Carleton Place parking lot last week, Ontario Provincial Police said Monday.

Police responded to reports of a man with a gun in the parking lot of a bar on Bell Street in Carleton Place on Friday, Nov. 17. Officers pulled over a Chevrolet pickup truck speeding away from the scene, according to an OPP news release. 

The man, 27, is facing several charges, including careless use of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm, impaired driving and stunt driving. 

No one was injured during the incident, police said. 

The man was released and will appear in court in Perth, Ont.