WINNIPEG – One suspect is in custody, while another is still on the run in connection with a fatal shooting in Winnipeg dating back to last fall.
On November 28th, Winnipeg Police and RCMP responded to two separate shooting incidents involving three victims.
Thirty-nine year old Benjamin Franklin Traverse was shot in the 400 block of Pritchard Avenue, and eventually died.
It is alleged the suspects then robbed a man and a woman, forced them into a vehicle and drove them to East St. Paul, where the victims were shot and dumped. They are recovering.
Late last night, Winnipeg Police arrested 26-year-old James Andrew Jewels, and slapped him with a number of charges including attempted murder and kidnapping.
Police need your help in finding a second suspect, 30-year-old Michael Tylor Fless. He is wanted for second degree murder. He may be armed and is considered dangerous.
He is described as white, 5’4″ tall, 138 lbs. with a medium build.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call police at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).