Suspects in Portage Shooting Considered Armed & Dangerous

Considered Armed & Dangerous

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - RCMP have made an arrest and issued warrants in connection to the shooting and serious assault in Portage la Prairie on July 15th.

Police say Tyler Tukundum, a 26-year-old man from Winkler, has been arrested in connection with the serious assault and charged with Aggravated assault.

Jonah Perswain, an 18-year-old man from Portage la Prairie, has been arrested in connection with the shooting and charged with 15 offences, including:

  • Attempted murder
  • Aggravated assault
  • Discharging a firearm with intent
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon with ammunition

A warrant for his arrest has been issued. Perswain is described as 5'6" and 160 pounds (picture belwo).

Tommy Beaulieu, a 21-year-old man from Portage la Prairie, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Discharging a firearm with intent
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Fail to comply with weapons prohibition

A warrant for his arrest has been issued. Beaulieu is described as 5'11 and 165 pounds. He has a prominent tattoo above his right eyebrow, as well as large "$" tattoos on his left and right forearms. (Pictures below)

Pictured below, right forearm of Beaulieu

Pictured below, left forearm of Beaulieu

Both men are considered armed and dangerous. People are being advised to call police immediately and to not approach the suspects if seen.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-4445, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1 800-222-8477.

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TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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