A 36-year-old Winnipeg man is in custody after officers seized a concealed shotgun and a backpack full of contraband, police said.
The incident took place Sunday night in the 400 block of Sherbrook Street when police were called about a disturbance outside a residence.
When police arrived, they said they spotted a man with the stock of a firearm sticking out of his waistband. He tried to take off but was taken into custody.
The gun was later determined to be a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, and the search of a backpack he was wearing led to the seizure of another firearm — a loaded, sawed-off break-action .22-calibre rifle — as well as .4 grams of what police believe to be meth and .2 grams of what is believed to be fentanyl.
The man faces a total of 10 firearms charges, as well as possession of meth and fentanyl.
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