Early reports of a lock down at the 101 Mall have not been confirmed by Timmins Police to date.



The Timmins Police Service is currently investigating a report of an incident potentially involving a firearm which occurred earlier this evening in the area of Sixth and Spruce Street North.

The matter remains under investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division of the Timmins Police Service.

The Emergency Response Team (ERT) has been deployed in this area to perform a thorough search for any suspect(s) or evidence related to this occurrence; local residents should not be alarmed by the presence of officers in full tactical gear in the affected area for the next few hours?.

At present, no person has been identified or located as having been injured in relation to this event.

A strong Police presence has been deployed and a perimeter may be set up to restrict access to this area as a precautionary measure.


The public is kindly reminded not to call Timmins Police dispatch to inquire about the status of this matter or any potential informational updates.

Anyone with relevant information in regards to this incident is asked to call the Timmins ?Police Service at 705-264-1201 or to provide anonymous information by means of the Crime Stopper tip line at 1-800-222- 8477 or by using www.p3tips.com

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