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Man Facing Weapons Charges After Being Tasered by Police

June 17, 2019 11:49 AM | News

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Winnipeg Police Logo CrestA 34-year-old Winnipeg man was Tasered by police Sunday night after running from officers who pulled him over.

Police were responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Talbot Avenue and Brazier Street at around 10 p.m.

The vehicle was pulled over and officers spoke with the people inside. One man was asked to exit the vehicle, at which time he fled on foot. Officers caught up to him after a short pursuit and eventually had to Taser him.

The suspect was found with a loaded 9 mm handgun and ammunition.

Buchannan Eyolfson, 34, has been arrested and remains in custody.


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