Police Point Park was evacuated after reports of a man with a gun. Medicine Hat Police were called to the area around 6:20 p.m. Monday and searched the area. A suspect was eventually found in a tent near the riverbed and he cooperated with officers. Loaded and spend ammunition was found, along with some illegal drugs. A 26 year old man was arrested and is facing several charges. However, police say they’re still investigating and no word if a firearm was recovered.

The Police Point Park is now open to the public, but officers will be in the area conducting a search. MHPS would like to speak to anyone who may have seen a man with the firearm and ask that they contact police at (403)529-8481.