Steinbach RCMP respond to a weapons incident at Steinbach Regional Secondary School

Steinbach, Manitoba – On May 2, 2022, at approximately 9:40 am, Steinbach RCMP received a report that a student brought a firearm and bear spray to the school. Officers attended immediately and determined that the 17-year-old male had in his possession a BB gun that resembled a handgun and bear spray, which he had sprayed off the premises in the presence of other students. Both items were seized. No one was physically injured.

(File Photo)
(File Photo)

The youth is charged with Carry Concealed Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose x2. The investigation is continuing.

The Steinbach RCMP wish to commend SRSS staff on their immediate and appropriate response to this incident.

Steinbach RCMP

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