Two Kitchener men have been arrested as part of a firearm investigation in Kitchener.

In a media release, police said they responded to the area of ​​Misty Crescent and Misty Street around 11:45 pm on Sunday for a report of a gunshot.

When police arrived, they located two men in the area who fled on foot.

Officers arrested the pair after a short foot pursuit, police said.

A 38-year-old man and a 34-year-old man are charged with the following:

  • Escape lawful custody
  • Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Discharge firearm with intent

The 38-year-old faces additional charges:

  • Assault with intent to resist arrest
  • Unsafe storage of firearm

Police said no injuries were reported as a result of the incident and the firearm was recovered.

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