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Man in custody after gun seen in taxi

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A male is in custody following a report of a "gun seen" in a taxi cab in Winnipeg’s south end on Friday morning.

According to city police, the incident was not associated with an attempt at either robbery or hijacking of the taxi.

"No charges have been laid yet," noted Const. Eric Hofley. "It (the investigation) is ongoing."

The incident occurred around 11:30 a.m. at Silverstone Avenue and Macalester Bay in Fort Richmond.

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