Regina man facing charges after gun found during child welfare check

SWAT, K9 units deployed to Regina home Saturday night

A 50-year-old man prohibited from possessing weapons was arrested for possession of weapons on Sunday.

Regina police were assisting a mobile crisis unit in conducting a welfare check of a child at a home on the 1100 block of Garnet Street. 

When police approached the house, a man stood in the doorway with his body partially obscured.

Police said one member heard what sounded like a firearm being "racked." 

Police removed the man from the doorway and found a loaded shotgun.

The man faces 11 charges, including assault with a weapon and two counts of careless use of a firearm. 

He made a court appearance Monday morning.