Man wanted in connection with January shooting arrested in Winnipeg
Paul Johnston, CP24.com
Published Friday, May 1, 2015 5:20PM EDT
Last Updated Friday, May 1, 2015 7:32PM EDT
A man wanted in connection with a daytime shooting in January has been arrested in Winnipeg.
On Jan. 5, shortly before 12:30 p.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting at 121 Humber Blvd, in the Black Creek Drive and Weston Road area.
According to police, two men entered the building’s courtyard, where they shot a man multiple times after beginning a conversation.
The two men were last seen fleeing the area in a black or grey Ford Edge sport utility vehicle.
A Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued for 23-year-old Guled Jimaleh, of Toronto, in connection with the shooting.
In a release issued Friday morning, police confirmed that Jimaleh was located and arrested by police in Winnipeg on April 21.
He faces a total of nine charges, including attempted murder, unauthorized possession of a firearm, and carrying a concealed weapon.
He appeared in court in Toronto on April 27.
Investigators continue to try to identify a second suspect in connection with the shooting.
He is described as black with a light complexion, six foot one to six foot five, clean shaven, with short hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).