March 15, 2018 1:28 pm

Manitoba teen arrested after social media post features replica gun

RCMP officers found this CO2 powered replica pistol with ammunition.

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Rossburn Collegiate was put into lockdown after a picture of a student with a gun was posted on social media.

Manitoba RCMP were called Wednesday around 1 p.m. and quickly found the student near the school in the western Manitoba community.

After he was arrested, police found a CO2 powered replica pistol with ammunition.

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Randy Jordan Oudie from Dauphin, was charged with possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes and carry concealed weapon.

Rossburn is around 300 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, near Riding Mountain National Park.

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