Ottawa man charged with firearms offenses following alleged gun-pointing incident

A 24-year-old man is facing firearms charges after an incident over the weekend.

Ottawa Police say they were called to a section of Colonel By Drive near Carleton University at around 4:00 a.m. Saturday.

Police say a man was pointing a gun at two special constables.

The suspect fled the scene and was arrested; a replica gun was seized.

Myles Fernandes is facing two counts of pointing a firearm, two counts of uttering threats, and one count of possession of a dangerous weapon.