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September 19, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Shooting – Investigation/Arrests: C17-207462

Winnipeg Police had previously released information on a shooting that had occurred on September 15, 2017:

On September 15, 2017, at approximately 7:45 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of a female who had been shot in the 500 block of St. Johns Avenue.

Upon arrival, a female in her 20's was located suffering from a gunshot wound to her upper body.

The female was transported to hospital in unstable condition but has since been upgraded to stable condition.

On September 17, Winnipeg Police arrested a suspect in this investigation.

Roy Lionel LAQUETTE, 25, of Winnipeg, has been charged with the following offences:

Break and Enter x 2
Aggravated Assault x 2
Wear Disguise with Intent x 2
Robbery
Assault with Weapon
Assault
Discharge Firearm with Intent
Possess Weapon for Dangerous Purpose x 2
Unauthorized Possession of Firearm x 2
Unauthorized Possession of Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized x 2
Unauthorized Possession of Prohibited/Restricted Firearm with Ammunition x 2
Possession of Firearm Contrary to Order x 2

He was detained in custody.

These charges also relate to another incident that occurred earlier this summer.

Also charged in the incident on St. Johns matter were a 15-year-old male, and a 20-year-old male. Both were arrested on September 16.

Rick FLETT, 20, of Winnipeg was charged with:

Disguise with Intent
Possess Weapon x 2
Break and Enter – Commit Aggravated Assault
Carry Concealed Weapon – Prohibited
Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x 2
Break and Enter – Commit Assault

The 15-year-old suspect was charged with:

Disguise with Intent

Assault with a Weapon
Possess Weapon x 2
Break and Enter – Commit Aggravated Assault
Carry Concealed Weapon – Prohibited
Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x 2
Break and Enter – Commit Assault
Fail to Comply Undertaking x 2

Both were detained in custody.

    • Last Update: September 20, 2017

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