Swan River RCMP Make Arrest in Firearm Discharge

RCMP Media Release |

On November 25, 2023, at 9:30 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a report of shots fired at a residence, located on 1st Street South, in Swan River.

Officers attended to the home and observed that the front door, a front window and wall had been damaged by gunfire. The suspect had fled the scene prior to police arrival and no injuries were reported.

As a result of this ongoing investigation, on November 27, officers from Swan River, with assistance from the West District CREST unit, executed a search warrant at a residence located on Lorne Avenue in Birch River.

As a result of the search, officers seized six firearms as well as a large quantity of ammunition.

37-year-old David Gabriel, from Birch River, was arrested on scene and remanded into custody on charges of Assault with a Weapon as well as numerous firearm-related offences.

Swan River RCMP continue to investigate.