Person in custody after shots fired in Faro, Yukon

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RCMP in Faro, Yukon, say a person is in custody after shots were fired in the community early Tuesday afternoon.

In a news release, police say they responded to reports of shots fired at about 12:20 p.m. The release says a “possible suspect” is in custody.

An emergency alert went out to residents advising them to shelter in place, but that order was rescinded shortly after. Police say the threat in the community is now ended, but they’re advising residents of an increased police presence in town.

“We do have significant first responder resources being deployed in Faro and the police presence continues. And I can’t comment any further,” said

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