Man arrested following reports of gunfire in St. Catharines

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A man has been arrested after reports of gunfire in St. Catharines.

Niagara Regional Police officers were called to the Hamilton Street and Pelham Road area last night at 8:15 p.m.

When they arrived, the found an uninjured male victim and located a second man shortly after.

Officials say the two men were fighting when one of them produced a gun and fired a shot in the direction of the other man.

26 year old Martin Phillip has been arrested and charged with pointing a firearm, discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life, and unauthorized possession of a firearm.