Winnipeg Police Detain 13 People, Charge 5 After Standoff Near School

Winnipeg Police Detain 13 People, Charge 5 After Standoff Near School

By The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Police Crest

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg police have several people in custody following a 12-hour standoff at a home near a school.

Police say officers including a tactical team were called in Friday after getting a report there was a child inside the home and that a gun had been fired.

People in neighbouring homes were asked to leave the area and the Shaughnessy Park School was secured as a precaution.

Eventually, 13 people left the home and were detained.

Police say no one was hurt.

Five people have been charged.

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