A Manitoba RCMP officer has been charged following an investigation into the unsafe storage of a firearm.
The Independent Investigation Unit took the lead into a probe surrounding the incident, which occurred when the officer was off-duty in eastern Manitoba on May 7, 2021.
Cst. Christopher Leroux has been issued a summons to appear in St. Pierre-Jolys Provincial Court for unsafe storage of a firearm and mischief on November 23, 2021.
There were no reported injuries or other incidents related to the storage of the firearm.