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September 24, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Aggravated Assault – Public Assistance Requested: C17-167195

As previously released on July 29, 2017 and July 31, 2017:

On July 29, 2017, at approximately 2:00 a.m., emergency personnel responded to the 600 block of Notre Dame Avenue for a report of an injured male.

Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive adult male suffering from significant injuries. The male was transported to hospital in unstable condition and has since been downgraded to critical condition.

Investigators have been unable to ascertain the identity of the male. He is described as:

- Indigenous in appearance.
- Black short hair (appears to have a receding hairline and no facial hair).
- 35 to 40 years of age.
- Approximately 5'10" and 180 to 200 lbs.
- Wearing a blue t-shirt, black/grey cargo-style pants and size 10 white Sketcher shoes.
- He was also found to have a blue watch and multiple keys on a key chain.

Investigative efforts have identified the victim as a 50-year-old male of Winnipeg. He has been upgraded to stable condition.

It has been determined that the male had likely been assaulted by a number of suspects at an establishment in the 600 block of Notre Dame Avenue.

The male victim in this matter remains in hospital at this time and continues to receive treatment for his injuries.

A lengthy investigation by members of the Major Crimes Unit has determined that three suspects are responsible for the incident.

On September 23, 2017, a suspect was located at a residence in the 600 block of William Avenue. Jolene Kathy Owen, a 35-year-old female, has been charged with:

- Robbery
- Aggravated Assault
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x3)

Investigators are still attempting to identify the following two suspects who are believed to have been involved in the attack:

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Suspicious Incident – Investigation: C17-214839

On September 24, 2017, at approximately 1:45 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of an injured male in the middle of the roadway at Talbot Avenue and Panet Road.

The victim, a 43-year-old male, was transported to hospital in critical condition where he remains.

An investigation by Traffic Collision Investigators has determined that the male may have been a victim of a hit & run, however, the circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown at this time.

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

Drugs & Firearm – Arrests: C17-213868

On September 23, 2017, at approximately 12:00 a.m., Division 11 General Patrol members responded to a suite in the 200 block of Good Street for drug and firearm-related incident.

Upon arrival, two suspects were taken into custody and an investigation has led to the seizure of a number of items including the following:

- A 12 gauge pump-action shotgun with ammunition and a damaged serial number.
- Approximately 38 grams of Methamphetamine (valued at $5,700).
- 100 Hydromorphone 2 mg pills (valued at $500).
- Approximately 1 gram of Cocaine (valued at $70).
- An undisclosed amount of quantity of Canadian currency.

Allan Michael James Wood, a 26-year-old male of St. Theresa Point, has been charged with:

- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Tampering with Serial Number of a Firearm
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x3)
- Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order (x3)
- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
- Possession of a Weapon
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Hydromorphone
- Possession of Scheduled Substance - Cocaine
- Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000

He was detained in custody.

A 25-year-old female of Winnipeg has been charged with:

- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Tampering with Serial Number of a Firearm
- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations
- Possession of a Weapon
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Hydromorphone
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance - Cocaine

She has been released on a Promise to Appear.

Officer Involved Shooting – Update: C17-214467

As previously released:

On September 23, 2017, at approximately 4:10 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the 100 block of Madrigal Close.

Upon arrival, officers came across an altercation and a member of the Tactical Support Team was stabbed in the upper body causing a serious injury.

A tactical tourniquet was applied to the injured officer to stabilize his injury and he was transported to hospital in unstable condition where he remains at this time.

During the incident, a 33-year-old male suspect was shot by an attending officer. He was transported to hospital in critical condition.

The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba has been notified.

The male suspect has since been pronounced deceased.

Any further inquiries should be directed to the Independent Investigation Unit.

The injured officer has since been upgraded to stable condition and remains in hospital at this time.

    • Last Update: September 25, 2017

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

Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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