Canada-wide warrant issued for Winnipeg man after homicide on Pritchard Ave

Winnipeg police cruiser at a crime scene.

The Winnipeg police have issued a Canada-wide warrant for a man who is wanted for second degree murder and firearms charges.

Last Thursday, at 9:30 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a residence in the 800 block of Pritchard Avenue.

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According to a media release, police located an injured male who had been shot.

He was transported to hospital in critical condition and died soon after.

The victim has since been identified as Kyle Allan Malanchuk, 26, of Winnipeg.

Members of the homicide unit continue to investigate and have obtained a Canada-wide warrant for the arrest of Bradley Shawn Thomas, 24, also from Winnipeg.

Thomas is wanted for charges of:

– Second Degree Murder
– Discharge a Restricted Firearm or a Prohibited Firearm with Intent
– Possession of a Weapon
– Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
– Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order (x3)

Thomas is described as an Indigenous male in appearance, 5’7” in height, approximately 131 lbs and has a thin build with brown eyes and is believed to have short black hair. He has numerous tattoos on his right arm.

The public is cautioned not to approach Thomas.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911. Additional information that may assist investigators can be relayed to the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).