A 19-year-old man from the RM of Stuartburn has been charged with levelling online threats Friday against Shevchenko School in Vita.
Emerson RCMP responded at 7:52 p.m. and placed the school, which was hosting a basketball game, in lockdown.
The detachment had received a report that a former student had made threats of violence against the school on social media.
The suspect and a weapon were located around 10 p.m. with assistance from a police dog services unit.
The suspect was remanded into custody and faces charges of uttering threats, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and unauthorized possession of a firearm or prohibited weapon.
Manitoba RCMP said Saturday in a release they continue to investigate the incident.