Victoria police seize unlicensed firearm

Man in possession of weapon held in custody for mental health review

Victoria police have one man in custody after seizing an unlicensed shotgun from a residence over the weekend.

Officers responded to a call in the 1900-block of Duchess Street Saturday night, to reports of a man making threatening comments about killing himself and others. Upon arrival, VicPD found the man to be in possession of a shotgun.

Patrol officers took the man into custody for a mental health review, and the shotgun was seized.

No one was injured in the incident.

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