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RCMP Lay Charges in Dakota Tipi Shooting

April 9, 2016 1:48 PM | News

RCMP Crest LogoWINNIPEG — Charges have been laid against a 31-year-old man accused of shooting two people on Dakota Tipi First Nation on Thursday.

Irvine William Tyson Pashe was charged Saturday with two counts of attempted murder, breaking and entering with intent to commit, uttering threats and five firearm-related charges.

The man, from Dakota Tipi First Nation, allegedly shot a man and a woman at around 4:30 a.m. Both victims were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Police had advised community residents to stay inside their homes and away from windows while the manhunt for Pashe was underway. RCMP made an arrest at around 1:20 p.m. that day.

Pasche will appear in Portage la Prairie court on Monday.

“The successful and peaceful conclusion of this incident was possible due to strong community involvement as well as a rapid response by Manitoba RCMP officers,” police said in a release.

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