Three Arrested During Gun Scare at Dakota Community Centre

Three Arrested During Gun Scare at Dakota Community Centre

Dakota Community Centre Gun Scare
Three men were arrested Sunday evening at Dakota Community Centre after a replica handgun was pulled out during a hockey game. (@BDNMBCA / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Tense moments filled the stands at Dakota Community Centre on Sunday when a replica handgun was pulled out during a fight between attendees of two rival teams.

Police responded to the Jonathan Toews Sportsplex in St. Vital at around 5:45 p.m.

Police say three men came to the arena and began a fight with another three men. Staff and security personnel intervened to break up the group. During the scuffle, one of the men pulled out what was found to be a BB/pellet gun.

Witnesses on scene could be heard in a Facebook video (below) saying “someone has a gun.”

No one was injured and three men have been arrested:

  • Ryan Matthew Boulanger, 28, of Bloodvein, Manitoba was charged with three counts of assault, possession of a weapon, two counts of failing to comply with a recognizance and three outstanding arrest warrants.
  • Jeremy Peltier, 29, of Winnipeg was charged with three counts of assault, possession of a weapon and failing to comply with an undertaking.
  • Nathan Scott, 23, was charged with three counts of assault and failing to comply with a probation order.

No one was injured and three men have been arrested.

The arena was evacuated and the hockey game cancelled as a result of the incident.


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