Selkirk RCMP have recently arrested a 17-year-old male youth after he was found to be in possession of a handgun.

On December 19, 2019, just after midnight, Selkirk RCMP received several reports of gunshots in the area of Morris Avenue, in Selkirk, Manitoba. Officers responded immediately and were advised that bullets were fired through the front window of a home on Morris Avenue.

Police say that there were no reported injuries, but two adults and two children were home at the time.

Extensive patrols of the area were made and officers located the male suspect a few blocks away. The suspect, a 17-year-old male youth from Selkirk, was arrested and found to be in possession of a handgun.

RCMP report that the youth has been remanded into custody and is facing numerous charges including discharging a firearm with intent, careless use of a firearm, pointing a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm and failing to comply with a probation order.