Portage la Prairie RCMP arrest male and seize firearm

November 7, 2022
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

News release


Seized firearm

On November 4, 2022, at approximately 9:25 am, RCMP responded to a report of a male pointing a loaded firearm, inside a residence on Queen Avenue, in Portage la Prairie.

Officers immediately attended and surrounded the residence. The male exited the residence and was arrested without incident.

A firearm and ammunition was seized.

A 37-year-old male from Portage la Prairie is facing charges of:

Assault with a Weapon x2
Pointing a Firearm x2
Careless Use of a Firearm
Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
Unsafe Storage of Firearms
Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

He was released on conditions with an upcoming court date.

Portage la Prairie RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 2022-1605230

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