October 28, 2021 Media Release

Homicide – Public Assistance: C21-225073


On September 26, 2021, at approximately 12:30 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service responded to reports of a male shot outside a convenience store in the 100 block of Salter Street. Responding officers located a 26-year-old male that had been shot and administered emergency first aid. He was transported to hospital in critical condition and subsequently succumbed to his injuries.

The deceased was identified as Joshua Jordan Paul PASHE, 26, of Winnipeg.

Members of the Homicide Unit continued with the investigation and have identified a suspect in the murder of PASHE.

Dawson Kenliegh MCKAY, 21, of Winnipeg, is wanted for Second Degree Murder.

Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in locating MCKAY as his whereabouts are unknown.

The public is cautioned not to approach MCKAY and to call 911 immediately

Anyone with additional information to assist investigators is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786 TIPS (8477).

Serious Assault and Homicide – Investigation: C21-251985

On October 27, 2021, at approximately 1:30 p.m., St. Pierre-Jolys RCMP contacted the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) regarding a homicide discovered in the RM of Hanover. They requested the assistance of WPS as it was believed that the suspect had travelled to Winnipeg.

At approximately 2:30 p.m., police ascertained that the suspect may be in the area of Leila Avenue and McPhillips Street. While en route, they received a report of a stabbing at the Seven Oaks Hospital. Officers quickly responded and located an adult female in her sixties who had been seriously injured, and emergency personnel were providing trauma first-aid. She was transported to hospital in critical condition where she remains in serious condition. An adult male in his thirties was subsequently taken into custody.

Later in the evening, RCMP attended to the 300 block of Toronto Street regarding their initial homicide investigation. An adult male in his seventies was located deceased and believed to be the victim of a homicide. The WPS Homicide Unit has assumed the investigation.

Members of the WPS Homicide Unit and the RCMP Major Crimes Services continue to investigate all three of these incidents and believe they may be related.

No charges have been laid at this time.

Anyone with information to assist investigators is asked to call the Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508, Manitoba RCMP’s Major Crime Services Tip Line at 431-489-8105 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