May 11, 2020 Media Releases

Missing Person – Yasir RAHAMA: R20-23217

UPDATE: Missing Person Yasir Rahama has been located deceased. No criminality is suspected at this time. The Winnipeg Police Service thanks the public and the media for their assistance.

The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 24-year-old male, Yasir Rahama. Rahama was last seen in the Westwood area of Winnipeg during the evening of May 7, 2020. It is believed that Rahama may have travelled to the Interlake area of the Province in the RM of Woodlands.

Rahama is described as a black male, 5’6”, average build, dark brown hair. Rahama was last seen wearing white croc-style shoes, dark grey sweat pants and a beige t-shirt.

The Winnipeg Police Service is concerned about Rahama's well-being and is asking anyone with any information regarding his whereabouts to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.


Shots Fired – Investigation: C20-103610

On May 10, 2020, at approximately 2:50 p.m., Winnipeg Police General Patrol units responded to a report of gunshots in a parking lot in the 1400 block of Portage Ave.
 
Evidence from the scene confirmed that gunshots had been fired at a parked vehicle in the lot. There were no injuries reported.
 
The investigation into the incident is continuing by detectives from the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call either 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Office: 204-986-3061
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca