Teen arrested, rifle seized by Manitoba RCMP

A teenage suspect is in custody after an incident at Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation on Friday, Manitoba RCMP said.

Officers from the Nelson House detachment were called to the community around 4:30 a.m. with the report of a youth pointing a gun.

Police tracked down the suspect, and a search of the teen’s home turned up a rifle and ammunition.

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A 16-year-old was arrested and faces three gun-related charges, as well as a breach of release order, as he had been on conditions that prohibited him from owning or carrying a weapon of any kind.

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