18-Yer-Old Winnipeg Man Shot Riding His Bicycle on Roy Avenue and Cecil Street

18-Yer-Old Winnipeg Man Shot

WINNIPEG - An 18-year-old man was taken to hospital in critical condition with life-altering injuries after being shot Saturday night riding his bicycle near Roy Avenue and Cecil Street in Winnipeg.

Police say the shooting happened around 7:30PM. A short time later officers from the Street Crime Unit spotted a suspect vehicle near Logan Street and Arlington Avenue. The SUV took off, but didn't get far they crashed in the 500 block of Elgin Avenue. Four men were arrested and a sawed-off shotgun was found.

Police determined that the victim was riding his bicycle with two relatives when he was confronted by the 4 suspects who drove in front of them blocking their path. The two parties were not known to each other. One of the accused men pulled a gun and the victims attempted to flee, however, the 18-year-old fell. He was then shot by one of the suspects sustaining serious injuries.

Police have charged Bronson Keqahtooway, a 24-year-old man with:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Robbery with Firearm
  • Flight from Police
  • Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • Numerous Firearms Offences
  • Breach of Recognizance x 3

Joey Morrissette, a 23-year-old man, with:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Robbery with Firearm
  • Numerous Firearms Offences
  • Savannah Linklater, 18-years-old, was charged with:
  • Robbery with Firearm
  • Breach of Court Order
  • Numerous Firearms Offences

And Mitchell Mann, a 23-year-old man, was charged with with 36 offences in total. The additional charges relate to 28 separate instances of Theft Under $5,000 from 28 liquor outlets throughout the city. He was also charged for the following:

  • Robbery with Firearm
  • Breach of Court Order
  • Numerous Firearms Offences

TOPICS:   Winnipeg News

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