Man arrested in Gatineau standoff facing attempted murder charge

A man arrested following a Gatineau Police operation in the Lac Beauchamp Park area is facing a charge of attempted murder.

Officers responded to a domestic violence call on rue Alvan Lavigne at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say the 50-year-old suspect surrendered and a 41-year-old woman was found with serious injuries.

They are not considered to be life-threatening.

The man is also facing charges of armed assault, forcible confinement and uttering death threats.