Friday, May 5, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service
 
Friday, May 5, 2017
 
Officer Involved Shooting – Arrest – C17-89807

As previously released:
 
At approximately 12:20 this afternoon our communications centre was advised of an officer involved shooting in the second floor skywalk of 266 Graham Avenue. 
 
An on-duty officer of the Winnipeg Police Service discharged their firearm. A civilian was shot and transported to hospital in unstable condition. 
 
The Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) has been notified and will assume jurisdiction over the investigation.
 
The civilian has since been released from hospital and arrested for his involvement.
 
Joshua Pardy, a 25-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:
 
- Assault with a Weapon (x5)
- Possess Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
 
He has been detained in custody.
 
Assault with a Weapon – Arrest – C17-92521
 
As previously released:
 
On May 4, 2017, at approximately 12:45 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of an assault that had occurred in the vicinity of St. John's High School, located at 401 Church Avenue. 
 
While the investigation is still ongoing, it appears that an adult male suffered an upper body injury while in a park adjacent to the school. The victim was assisted into the school by staff members. He was transported to hospital and is now listed in stable condition.
 
It also appears that pepper spray (OC/oleoresin capsicum) was discharged in the altercation. As a result, three youths have been conveyed to hospital as a precautionary measure due to pepper spray contamination.
 
An investigation by members of the Major Crimes Unit has determined that an adult male had attended the area of the school for the purpose of confronting a student. A dispute occurred which resulted in the adult male's injuries.
 
A 13-year-old male has been arrested for several weapon-releated offences.
 
He has since been released on a Promise to Appear.
 
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).
 
Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision – C17-93028
 
On May 4, 2017 at approximately 9:40 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to the area of Raleigh Street and Edison Avenue for a report of a single-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle.
 
A 60-year-old male was transported to the hospital in critical condition. The male has since been declared deceased. 
 
It has been determined that prior to the collision, the motorcycle had been travelling northbound on Raleigh Street when it crossed the roadway and struck a ditch.
 
This investigation is continuing by members of the Central Traffic Unit. Investigators are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the collision. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-7085 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

For further information contact either:
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs


Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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