Central Saanich police are considering charges against a man arrested for firing what turned out to be a starter pistol in Island View Regional Park.
The original report came in about 6:30 p.m. Thursday of a man shooting a handgun on the beach. Officers arrived and arrested the man and located and seized a gun.
Police said the man could face a charge of possession of a dangerous weapon.
Several beach-goers saw a man shooting a gun and left before officers arrived. Police would like to speak with them. They are asked to call 250-652-4441.