Man Detained After Reports That He Was Waiving A Gun Around Downtown

The glistening new Downtown Redding area that just reopened Wednesday was shut down by Redding Police Wednesday night after a report of a man with a gun. At around 6 O’clock witnesses called 9-1-1 to report a man in his 20’s was waving a gun around on an upstairs balcony of the new apartment building. There were also reports that he was throwing water bottles and trash. The man was contacted an denied being armed with a gun.