19-year-old man arrested following firearm incident

February 20, 2024
Hampton, New Brunswick

News release


Seized item

A 19-year-old man from Hampton, N.B., has been arrested following a firearm incident in the community.

On February 15, 2024, members of the Hampton RCMP detachment received a report of an individual pointing a firearm at a second individual, at a residence on Saint Pauls Street, in Hampton. Police attended the location and located the suspect a short time later. A 19-year-old man was arrested without incident.

Police later located and seized a loaded and unsecured .22 caliber rifle that was used during the incident.

The man was later released from custody, and is scheduled to appear in court in May.

The investigation is ongoing.


Contact information

Sgt. Luc Samson
Hampton Detachment
Southeast District RCMP

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