Update: RCMP find distraught man who may have gun

NANAIMO – The RCMP concludes search for a man who may have a gun and may be at risk to himself.

The Nanaimo RCMP said it has found a man who earlier was believed to have a gun and might be at risk to himself.

Police issued a press release Friday at noon advising that it is “currently searching several locations throughout Nanaimo,” looking for a “distraught” 58-year-old man who may be in possession of a firearm.

A subsequent news release Friday afternoon advised the man had been located at a south Nanaimo home and his firearm was taken by police for safekeeping. The man was taken to hospital for assessment.

No charges are expected to be laid.