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Incident involving an air-powered handgun at Grand Falls Water Park

Press Release Grand Falls Police Force

GRAND FALLS, June 18th, 2024 - The Grand Falls Police Force (GFPF) received several calls late yesterday, June 17, 2024, regarding an incident involving a young individual who brandished and discharged an air-powered handgun in the water park area of the Grand Falls Regional Municipality.


Members of the GFPF took immediate action. The individual in question was apprehended and the weapon seized. The investigation is ongoing and the GFPF will not comment further on the case, given the involvement of a minor.


The police force wishes to reassure the public that the premises are now safe and that it is once again possible to enjoy the various municipal sites for sports and leisure activities. The Regional Municipality of Grand Falls would like to thank the public for immediately reporting the incident to 911.


The Municipality reiterates the importance of communicating directly with the Police Force to report any incident of physical and/or verbal violence or any other inconvenience that could affect public safety.  The municipality also asks the community to remain respectful in their comments on social media.





Grand Falls Police Force



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