May 2, 2020 Media Releases
On May 1, 2020, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian at the intersection of Selkirk Avenue and McGregor Street. A vehicle travelling southbound on McGregor was attempting to make a left turn eastbound onto Selkirk when it struck a pedestrian.
The victim, a male in his 50’s, was conveyed to hospital where he is listed in stable condition. The driver remained at the scene. No charges have been laid at this time.
On May 2, 2020, at approximately 12:30 a.m., North District General Patrol officers were searching for two armed suspects in the area of Stella Avenue and Andrews Street when they observed a possible suspect on a bicycle. The male fled and officers began to chase the suspect on foot.
With the help of Air1 and other assisting units, the suspect was arrested in the 500 block of Selkirk Avenue. He was found to be armed with two knives, a sawed-off .303 rifle, and assorted ammunition. In addition, the suspect was found to be wanted and violating several conditions of a release order. It appears this male was not connected to the initial incident.
Percy Reynold SIMPSON, 22, was charged with:
- Possess Weapon x 3
- Possess Restricted/Prohibited Weapon
- Fail to Comply with Conditions of Court Order x 5
He was detained in custody.
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs