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Police say imitation gun pulled at Guelph General Hospital

there were no injuries as a result of this incident
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On Jan. 2, 2018 at approximately 6 a.m., Guelph police were called to the Guelph General Hospital, where there was a report of a disturbance. Police arrived and arrested a male that was assaultive towards staff.

It is alleged that during an altercation with staff, the male brandished a gun which was later confirmed to be an imitation. Security at the Guelph General Hospital were able to apprehend the male prior to police arrival.

As a result of this incident, Nicholas Lagala, a 26-year-old Guelph male was charged with:

  • Carry concealed weapon
  • Weapon dangerous to the public
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Use imitation firearm
  • Point firearm
  • Three counts of breaching an officer in charge undertaking
  • Breaching a recognizance of bail condition

He was held for a bail hearing and made an appearance on Jan. 2, 2018.

Note, there were no injuries as a result of this incident.