RCMP have charged a 31-year-old man with several offences, including attempted murder, after a double shooting on Dakota Tipi First Nation Thursday.
The community near Portage la Prairie was on lockdown for several hours Thursday after a man and a woman were found shot at different locations. Police eventually located and arrested Tyson Pashe, the suspected shooter.
On Saturday, RCMP charged Pashe with two counts of attempted murder, breaking and entering, uttering threats and five firearm related offences. Gracie Prince, 31, and his brother Chris Pashe, 48, were both sent to hospital with gunshot wounds Thursday. Prince was in critical condition in hospital on Thursday. Chris Pashe was shot twice in the head but survived.
Tyson Pashe remains in police custody and is slated to appear in court in Portage la Prairie on April 11.