January 19, 2021 Media Release

Homicide – Public Assistance Requested: C20-242271

On October 12, 2020 a deceased male later identified as 29-year-old Mohamed Ahmed was discovered in the Red River near Churchill Drive and Hay Street.

His death was determined to be a homicide.

Members of the Homicide Unit continued to investigate his murder and have obtained a Canada-wide warrant for the arrest of Jesse James DAHER, 28 of Winnipeg for:
Second-Degree Murder.

DAHER is described as a white male, 6’3” in height, approximately 155 lbs in weight, with a thin build. He has green eyes and is believed to have a shaved head or possibly brown short hair.

DAHER is considered to be armed and dangerous and the public is cautioned not to approach him.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911. Additional information that may assist investigators can be relayed to the Homicide Unit Investigators at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Shooting – Investigation: C21-14102

On January 18, 2021, at 6:45 p.m., Winnipeg Police General Patrol officers responded to a report of a male shot at a residence in the 300 block of Selkirk Avenue. Officers located a male in his 20’s within the residence suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to hospital in critical condition, and has since been upgraded to stable.

Officers located a second male who had not been shot, but had been injured during the incident. He was transported to hospital in unstable condition and has since been upgraded to stable.

No arrests have been made at this time.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6219 or CrimeStoppers 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