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May 23, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision - UPDATE: C17-107916

Traffic collision investigators have now identified additional details of the suspect vehicle involved in the fatal traffic collision that occurred Sunday morning.

Investigators are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the driver, and suspect vehicle described as a mid-2000 four-door Honda Accord, silver or grey in colour. The vehicle will have damage to the passenger-side front bumper.

Investigators are also looking to speak to any witnesses, and specifically a witness who was riding a bicycle in the vicinity of the collision.

As previously released:

On May 21, 2017, at approximately 3:15 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of a male down in the roadway in the 300 block of Cumberland Ave. A 30-year-old male as transported to hospital in critical condition, but later succumbed to his injuries. It has been determined that the victim was struck by a vehicle while he was in the roadway.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Central Traffic Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6271 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Firearms Arrest: C17-108660

On May 22, 2017, at approximately 11:55 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a male suspect armed with a gun in the parking lot of a bar in the 1100 block of Arlington Street. The suspect had been in a dispute with a patron who he physically assaulted. The suspect then left the bar and went to a vehicle in the parking lot where he was observed to remove and load a handgun.

Responding officers were able to safely disarm the suspect and place him under arrest.

Chad Daniel CAMERON, 25, of Winnipeg, has been charged with thirteen offences including:
- Careless Use of a Firearm
- Possess Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace
- Unauthorized Use of a Firearm
- Possession of a Prohibited/Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited/Restricted Firearm in a Motor Vehicle
- Assault
- Utter Threats to Kill

The accused was detained in custody.

 

Last Update:

May 23, 2017

Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
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