15 Year-Old Brings Pellet Gun to Steinbach School

15 Year-Old Brings Pellet Gun to School

STEINBACH - Steinbach Regional Secondary School was locked down yesterday after reports that a student had brought a pellet gun to school and threatened a classmate.

Police immediately arrived and searched the building thoroughly before determining that the suspect had left the area.

Officers followed up on several tips and located the suspect at approximately 4:30 pm outside a residence on Mckenzie Avenue in Steinbach.

The suspect, a 15-year-old male from Steinbach, was arrested and is facing charges of Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Carrying a Concealed Weapon x 2, Uttering Threats and Assault.

Police continue to search for the pellet gun.

Steinbach RCMP continue to investigate.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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