UPDATE: Arrests Made in Winnipeg Stabbing Homicide

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On August 18, 2017, at approximately 11:15 p.m., a Division 11 General Patrol unit was flagged down in the area of Sargent Ave. and McMicken St. for a report of an injured male.

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Officers located an adult male who had been stabbed. He was transported to hospital in critical condition where he remained.

On August 27, 2017, the victim in this matter succumbed to his injuries and had been identified as Tyler William Ranville, an 18-year-old of Winnipeg.

Members of the Homicide Unit have determined that the victim had been in the area of Sargent Avenue and Young Street when a dispute occurred with a group of males. During this dispute, the victim was stabbed in the upper body and stumbled into traffic where he collapsed.

The investigation resulted in the identification of several suspects.

On August 31, 2017, a 16-year-old male of Winnipeg was placed under arrest in the area of Ellice Avenue and Langside Street.

On September 1, 2017, Nasim Abddullahi Ahmed, an 18-year-old male of Winnipeg, was placed under arrest in the area of Sargent Avenue and Balmoral Street.

Also on September 1, 2017, Yonas Gebremekeal, an 18-year-old male of Winnipeg, was placed under arrest in the area of Sargent Avenue and Young Street.

On September 5, 2017, members of the Street Crime Unit observed a suspect traveling as a passenger in a vehicle in the 1800 block of Alexander. The vehicle fled from police and hit a cruiser car before striking a tree. Abdullahi Jemal Ahmed, a 20-year-old male of Winnipeg, fled and was arrested in the 1800 block of Pacific Avenue after a short foot pursuit.

All four males have been charged with manslaughter and have been detained in custody.

Homicide – Arrests: C17-184612

Winnipeg Police Service


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