Winnipeg Police recover prohibited shotgun, two pellet guns and two cans of pepper spray

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On April 22, 2017, at approximately 1:10 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a large group of youths fighting in the parking lot of Woodhaven Park Community Club located at 200 Glendale Boulevard. Police were told there were approximately 100 youths in the parking lot, and that one person was armed with a shotgun.

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General Patrol units conducted at a high-risk traffic stop of an SUV believed to be related to the incident on the St. James Bridge. Seven occupants of the vehicle were arrested and charged. The accused are a female youth, three male youths, as well as three adult males.

Police recovered a prohibited shotgun, two pellet guns and two cans of pepper spray from the vehicle.

The seven accused are facing various criminal charges including:

  • Point Firearm
  • Possess Firearm in a Motor Vehicle
  • Possess Weapon
  • Possess Unauthorized Firearm
  • Careless Use of Firearm

The adult males charged are:

  • Charles KANIKI, 18
  • Keanu OLIVEIRA, 19
  • Abdullahi MOHAMED, 28

All seven accused were detained in custody. There were no reported injuries.

Winnipeg Police Service


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