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Charges laid following gravel pit gun call: Manitoba RCMP

Several people are facing charges after police say a number of guns and ammunition were found in a home in the RM of Hanover Sunday.
Several people are facing charges after police say a number of guns and ammunition were found in a home in the RM of Hanover Sunday. RCMP Handout

Four people are facing charges after police in Steinbach, Man., responded to a gun call at a local gravel pit Sunday night.

Steinbach RCMP were called to the gravel pit shortly before 11 p.m. after someone reported a group of people in a vehicle had pointed a gun at them.

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Officers searched the area and say they found the suspect vehicle parked outside a home in the Rural Municipality of Hanover; the engine was running and there were two people still inside.

The man driving and his male passenger, both 26-years-old, were arrested without incident.

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But police say they were told the gun and further suspects were in the home.

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After instructing those in the home to exit the residence, police say a 41-year-old man came out, but the others in the home refused to leave.

Police say they entered the home and arrested a 38-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man without incident.

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They say several guns and ammunition were seized from the home.

A 41-year-old man from the RM of Hanover and three men, all from Winnipeg, are each facing firearms-related charges.

A 38-year-old woman from Winnipeg was released without charges.

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