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Gun call leads to roadblock in Norway House: RCMP

RCMP say charges are pending against a man after several people reported having a gun pointed at them in Norway House early Tuesday. Global News

RCMP say charges are pending against a man in connection with a gun call that led to a roadblock in Norway House.

Police say they received several calls from people telling them someone had pointed a gun at them around 5:10 a.m. Tuesday.

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Responding officers spotted a suspect vehicle speed away from the area.

The say the vehicle stopped on a driveway in front of a home and a number of suspects fled on foot into the home and into nearby bush as officers pulled up.

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That’s when police say officers set up road block was set set up on Highway 373 to secure the area.

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Shortly after, three women came out of the home and were taken into custody, police said in a release Wednesday.

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Further investigation led officers to two other homes in the community, roughly 800 kilometres north of Winnipeg, where two men were taken into custody.

RCMP continue to investigate and say a 26-year-old man remains in custody with charges pending.

 

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