Shooting on St. Matthews Avenue

Shooting on St. Matthews Avenue

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police have two in custody after the Tactical Team and K-9 Unit respond to gunshots.

Police on March 6, just before midnight officers responded to a report of gunshots in a parking lot in the 1300 block of St. Matthews Avenue.

Customers told police a man and a female, fired multiple shots at a group of approximately seven people. No one was injured, and the suspects took off. Two of the victims in the group were youths under the age of 15.

The Major Crimes Units took over the investigation. On March 7, officers arrested two suspects at an apartment on Adsum Drive.

Jayden Riley DERKSEN, 20, was charged with:

- Pointing a Firearm x 7

- Assault with a Weapon x 7

- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized

- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon

- Discharge Firearm with Intent

- Fail to Comply with Conditions of Release Order x 4

Kara-Leigh TRAVERSE, 18, was charged with:

- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon

- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device

Both accused were detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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