Manitoba

Teen charged for pointing gun at people in parking lot

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with numerous weapons offences after a woman and boy had a gun pointed at them in a Winnipeg parking lot.

Winnipeg officers quickly located 17-year-old and seized knife and BB gun from him

Winnipeg police have charged a teen with pointing a firearm at people in a South Tuxedo parking lot. (CBC)

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with numerous weapons offences after a woman and her son had a gun allegedly pointed at them in a Winnipeg parking lot.

Police were called to a store in the 500 block of Sterling Lyon Parkway, in the city's South Tuxedo area, around 7 p.m. CT on Tuesday.

The woman and boy, who were targeted, said it happened as they were exiting the lot in their car.

They drove off and immediately called police.

Officers quickly located the teen in the area and seized a knife and BB gun from him.

He is charged with two counts of possessing a weapon, two counts of pointing a firearm and two counts of carrying a concealed weapon.