A man who police say made online threats to carry out a mass shooting was arrested in Brandon, Man., Friday evening, police say.
The Brandon Police Service was notified Friday night about a person making comments on social media about a mass shooting, according to a Saturday news release.
Police say they found photos of the man posing with what appeared to be numerous firearms on his social media page, along with threatening comments.
Police got a warrant and searched a home in the 700 block of Sixth Avenue in the southwestern Manitoba city, where they arrested the 26-year-old man around 11:30 p.m.
Police also say they found several airsoft guns.
The 26-year-old man was arrested and charged with uttering threats. He is scheduled to appear in court in November.
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