A youth from Brandon is in custody after police say he tried to choke his parents with a loaded .22 calibre rifle.
Police were called to a home in the south end of the city on Saturday morning, where they say the teen also threatened his parents with the firearm.
He was arrested and housed at the Brandon Correctional Centre. He appeared in court on Sunday.
He has been charged with two counts each of pointing a firearm, assault with a weapon and overcoming resistance to commit and indictable offence. He has also been charged with breach of a court order and uttering threats.