ELMA, Manitoba – A Manitoba man is facing numerous weapon related charges after an incident in Elma Sunday.
RCMP responded to a residence after reports of a man who returned to a house party with firearms.
Police say the man was acting in a threatening manner but left when officers got to the scene.
Not long after, gunshots were heard nearby and police deployed several units including the tactical armored vehicle.
The suspect was arrested at a house north of Elma, where police found 18 firearms, including an AR-15 semi automatic rifle. Police believe that is the weapon they heard being fired.
The 42-year-old Whitemouth man faces at total of 33 weapons and threat charges.