Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police attended an address in Chatham in regards to a domestic dispute.

Two parties in the residence were in verbal argument which escalated into a physical altercation.

The male party took a shotgun out and placed it towards the victims head while uttering threats during the altercation.

The male then left the residence with the shotgun for a short time before returning.

Officers were able to locate the male party and safely conducted an arrest.

Officers were also able to locate the shotgun used in the incident.

The victim in this incident was treated for minor injuries.

The 31-year-old Chatham man has been charged with adult pointing a firearm, assault x 3, uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm x 2, occupant of a motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm, unauthorized possession of prohibited or restricted firearm, unauthorized possession of weapon, handle firearm, weapon or prohibited device in a careless manner, carless storage of firearm.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.