Moose Lake RCMP respond to shots fired, complaint of a male walking in the community with a rifle: Manitoba

Moose Lake, Manitoba – On March 3, 2021, at approximately 5:45 pm, Moose Lake RCMP received a complaint of a male walking in the community with a rifle, wearing an orange and black jacket. Immediately after the complaint came in, police were updated that four shots were heard.

When police arrived on scene, there did not appear to be any immediate danger and there was no male seen walking with a firearm. Officers spoke to neighbours and learned that the sound of the shots came from a residence on Sesame Street. A male was seen through the window of the residence carrying two rifles and wearing an orange and black jacket. Officers called for the male to exit the residence, which he did, and police arrested Joshua Lambert, 29. Two firearms were seized as well live rifle ammunition and empty casings found in the jacket.

Two firearms were seized as well live rifle ammunition and empty casings found in the jacket.
(RCMP) Two firearms were seized as well live rifle ammunition and empty casings found in the jacket.

Lambert remains in custody and faces charges of Discharge Firearm While Being Reckless, Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Careless Use of Firearm, Possession of Firearm While Prohibited, and Unauthorized Use of Firearm.

The investigation continues.

Moose Lake RCMP



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