(Black Press Media stock photo)

(Black Press Media stock photo)

UPDATE: Man arrested after reports of gunman on the loose in Squamish

RCMP are asking the public to avoid the area until further notice

Squamish RCMP said one man has been arrested by the emergency response team following reports of a gunman on the loose that had the community locking their doors on Tuesday (Sept. 28) afternoon.

Police said that the area of Diamond Road and Diamond Head area is now open and that there were “no injuries, public safety was not at risk, and there was no property damage.”

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