UPDATE: Mackenzie lockdown ended, police confirm suspect had pellet gun

(BC RCMP/Facebook) UPDATE: 12:33 PM: Mackenzie RCMP located the suspect indicated in a report of someone carrying a weapon this morning.

Police confirmed that the firearm was a pellet gun, no offense was committed, and no one was injured. Original Story, 10:53 AM Mackenzie RCMP responded to a report of a man walking in the community carrying a firearm this morning (Tuesday) just after 8:00.

Police immediately flooded the area looking for the suspect. Out of an abundance of caution in Mackenzie, two area schools, the Recreation Centre and the mall were all placed on lockdown. If you see this individual, call 9-1-1- immediately, and under no circumstances should you approach this person said Cpl Madonna Saunderson, BC RCMP Communications.

If you have any information about this contact the Mackenzie RCMP at (250) 997-3288

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