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Shot Fired – One Charged

(ELGIN COUNTY, ON) – One person is charged following a firearms investigation at the Ontario Police College (OPC) in the Township of Malahide.

On Friday, October 13, 2023, members of the Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a report of a negligent discharge of a firearm during a training scenario. No injuries were reported.

As a result of the investigation, an instructor from the OPC, Katherine WILLIAMS, age 56, has been charged with careless use of a firearm.

The accused has been released and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in St. Thomas on November 14, 2023.

Elgin County OPP is continuing the investigation in conjunction with the Chief Firearms Office for Ontario.

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