Whitehorse RCMP charged a man after a what they believe was a shoot-out.
In the early hours of Thursday morning the force received a report of men heard fighting, followed by what was believed to be gunshots near McIntyre Drive.
Whitehorse RCMP located a firearm and other unspecified evidence.
A 33-year man from Whitehorse was charged with possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes, unauthorized possession of a prohibited device and possession of a prohibited device contrary to a court order.
“Just before 1:00 a.m. this morning, Whitehorse RCMP responded promptly, with multiple resources, to a report of possible shots fired in the area,” said Insp. Archie Thompson, Whitehorse RCMP Detachment Commander. “The safety of all Whitehorse residents is a priority for the RCMP.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Whitehorse RCMP at 667-5555.