Man, 23, facing gun charges after allegedly pointing shot gun in Vanier

A 23-year-old man is facing charges after someone pointed a sawed-off shotgun at two people in Vanier Friday night.

Police say this happened on a bar patio in the 300 block of Montreal Road just before 11 p.m. when some kind of altercation broke out.

Now, Nicholas Lalonde of Ottawa is facing a slew of firearms charges including two counts of pointing a firearm and breach of probation.

Any witnesses are asked to contact police.