Split Lake school, other facilities locked down after report of man shooting at a residence Nov. 29

29-year-old suspect with an air rifle arrested and faces weapons charges

A report of a man shooting at a residence in Split Lake Nov. 29 led to a 29-year-old being arrested for multiple weapons offences.

Thompson RCMP were dispatched to a weapons complaint in Split Lake around 8:30 a.m. Friday after First Nations Safety Officers reported that a man had shot at a residence. The community school, nursing station and band office were asked to initiate lockdown procedures. 

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Multiple RCMP officers were dispatched to Split Lake and arrested Sean Alfred Spence without incident at a residence. An air rifle was located in his possession and he was remanded into custody.

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