Niagara Man Charged After Shooting Himself

WINDSOR, ON) – On March 3, Windsor police were dispatched to the 600 block of Charles Street after a report of shots being fired. Officers arrived at a residence in the area and located a man, 24, with a wound to his foot. He was transported to hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury.

The home was secured by police and an investigation was launched. The injured man identified himself to officers using a false name and also reported that he had been a victim of a crime and had been shot.

Police learned, however, that the man had been holding a firearm during an argument when an accidental discharge wounded his foot. No firearm was recovered during the investigation.

David McComb, 24, from the Niagara Falls, is charged with obstructing police, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace, six counts of breach of his recognizance, and numerous firearms related charges. McComb has been involved in previous drug investigations by Niagara Regional Police.

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