Man arrested, section of Gateway Boulevard closed after report of gunfire: Edmonton police

Edmonton police closed a section Gateway Boulevard on Sunday as officers investigated a report of gunshots at a hotel.

Police said a call was made from a Royal Lodge staff member at around noon regarding what she believed were gunshots in the area.

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Edmonton police shut down Gateway Boulevard in the area of 38 Avenue and sent in their tactical team.

Edmonton police said a 40-year-old man was arrested on a charge of mischief after a report of gunshots on the south side, Sunday, April 5, 2020.
Edmonton police said a 40-year-old man was arrested on a charge of mischief after a report of gunshots on the south side, Sunday, April 5, 2020. Julien Fournier, Global News
Edmonton police said a 40-year-old man was arrested on a charge of mischief after a report of gunshots on the south side, Sunday, April 5, 2020.
Edmonton police said a 40-year-old man was arrested on a charge of mischief after a report of gunshots on the south side, Sunday, April 5, 2020. Julien Fournier, Global News

Officers found three spent fireworks in one of the hotel rooms and a 40-year-old man was arrested.

Warren Stonechild was charged with mischief.

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