Fourth suspect in custody after a standoff with RCMP, following Onanole officer shooting

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A fourth suspect, in the officer related shooting near Onanole, is now in custody after a standoff with RCMP at a residence in Neepawa Thursday afternoon.  The city was not under lock-down at the time however RCMP had closed-off the area of Mountain Ave to 4th Ave between Mill St and Boundary St in Neepawa.   Police believe that all suspects involved in last night’s shooting are in custody and the investigation will continue.

 

The incident started when RCMP officers from the Yellowhead RCMP Detachment area were responding to a report of a break and enter at a residence in the Municipality of Harrison Park, Manitoba on Wednesday, August the 29th.  Police say that shots were fired in their direction when they arrived on scene and exited the vehicle.  Three suspects had earlier  been taken into custody and the search continued for an additional suspect.