October 13, 2020 Media Release

Homicide – Update: C20-242271

As previously released on October 12, 2020:

On October 12, 2020, at 8:06 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the area of Churchill Drive and Hay Street for a report of a body that had been discovered in the Red River.

The identity and age of the deceased individual is unknown at this time. Members of the Homicide Unit and the Forensic Identification Section are investigating.

Update:

The deceased individual has been identified as Mohamed Mohiadin Ahmed, a 29-year-old male of Winnipeg. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

The Homicide Unit is asking the public for information on Mohamed’s recent whereabouts. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


Armed & Barricaded – Arrests: C20-241575

On October 11, 2020, at 12:18 a.m., a Central District Community Support unit was in the area of St. Matthews Avenue and Toronto Street when two males were observed – one of which was armed with a firearm. Both males immediately fled on foot.

Officers gave chase and subsequently located both suspects in the 300 block of Toronto Street. One male was taken into custody just outside of a residence, and the other fled inside. A standoff ensued, and soon after, two occupants exited the house and were taken into custody.

At 4:04 a.m., the outstanding suspect was safely taken into custody. Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation, and a search of the residence resulted in the seizure of numerous items, including a loaded sawed-off .22 calibre rifle, a large amount of .22 calibre ammunition and a ballistic vest.

Investigators believe the suspects were familiar with the residence.

Halen James McLeod, a 28-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regs (x4)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x4)
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition (x3)
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x3)
- Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (X5)

He was also charged with offences for other recent matters in the Winnipeg and Stonewall areas:

- Assault
- Assault with a Weapon
- Possession of a Weapon (x4)
- Pointing a Firearm (x3)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x3)
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x4)
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle (x2)
- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
- Armed Robbery using a Firearm
- Discharge a Restricted Firearm or a Prohibited Firearm with Intent
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 (x3)
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
- Break & Enter with Intent
- Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm
- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition
- Fail to Stop When in Pursuit
- Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (x16)

David Nelson Friesen, a 36-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regs (x4)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x4)
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition (x3)
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x2)

He was also processed on an outstanding warrant for the suspension of his parole/statutory release.

Aaron Wilson Boutilier, a 22-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regs (x4)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x4)
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition (x3)
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x2)
- Possession of an Identity Document (x2)

Angelica Corrine Nikole McKay, a 20-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regs (x4)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x4)
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition (x3)
- Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (x9)
- Armed Robbery using a Firearm (x2)
- Pointing a Firearm (x2)
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 (x2)

She was also charged with offences for other recent matters in the Winnipeg area:

- Theft Under $5,000
- Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (x2)

Firearms – Investigation: C20-242734

On October 12, 2020, at 9:00 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a residence in the 500 block of Aberdeen Avenue for a firearms-related incident.

Upon arrival, officers located an injured male. He was subsequently transported to hospital in unstable condition and has since been upgraded to stable condition.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 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