‘Ottawa’ Man Arrested after Manhunt Following Gunshot at Gatineau Car Rental Outlet
Gatineau police launched a manhunt Friday afternoon after a man fumbled a handgun and fired a shot in a car rental outlet.
The apparently accidental incident occurred mid-afternoon at a car rental outlet at 205 Gréber Blvd., near Les Promenades de Gatineau mall.
Police said a man was rummaging through his “personal effects” at the counter when the gun went off.
No one was hit by the shot.
The man fled, but police were able to track him to a home at 131 Batiscan St., near Cheval-Blanc Avenue in Gatineau’s east end.
The man was arrested after a standoff.
Police say the investigation is continuing.