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Selkirk teen charged in shooting, say Manitoba RCMP

Selkirk RCMP have arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with a shooting early Thursday. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lee Brown

Police have a teenager in custody after shots were fired at a home in Selkirk early Thursday.

RCMP were called to reports of gunfire on Morris Avenue shortly after midnight where officers found bullet holes in the front window of a home.

Two adults and two children were in the home at the time of the shooting, but no injuries were reported.

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Police caught up with the suspect a few blocks away.

A 17-year-old male from Selkirk was arrested and found to be in possession of a handgun.

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The teen is facing numerous charges including two counts of discharging a firearm with intent, careless use of a firearm, and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

Selkirk RCMP continue to investigate.

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