Winnipeg police say they seized a sawed-off shotgun after arresting a wanted man in the city’s North End Monday.
Police say officers noticed the man, identified as a suspect in a firearm investigation, getting into a cab in the 400 block of Dufferin Avenue around 2:30 p.m.
The cab was pulled over and the man was arrested without incident, although police say he tried to take off on foot.
Police say the modified double-barrel shotgun, equipped with a scope, was found in the cab.
A 29-year-old Winnipeg man is facing a number of charges.
The accused remains in police custody.
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