Vancouver police have laid charges against a man in connection with Monday's standoff at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel.
Surrey resident Ranjit Singh Sandhu, 27, has been charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public and two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon, the police said in a news release.
Monday's standoff saw a man enter the Fairmont Pacific Rim with a gun, starting a 10-hour standoff.
The area was locked down while police negotiators defused the situation. No shots were fired and no one was hurt.
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Police gathered outside the Fairmont Pacific Rim in downtown Vancouver as they worked to bring down a gunman inside.
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CBC reporter Steve Lus Tweets a photo of the scene outside the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel as police deal with a gunman inside.
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Scene outside the Fairmont Pacific Rim as police attend to a gunman inside the hotel.
The scene outside the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel.
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Taken from inside the Fairmont Pacific Rim, where guests are holed up as police attend to a gunman on the third floor.