Winnipeg Police Release
On May 16, 2020, at 7:48 p.m., Central District General Patrol members responded to the 500 block of Ellice Avenue. Two females had brandished large knives and confronted various bystanders in the area, gesturing the weapons in a threatening manner. One female proceeded to puncture the tires of two vehicles in a nearby parking lot. She then attempted to chase other bystanders in the area, but a male acquaintance was stabbed while trying to intervene. An unknown person discharged bear spray during the turmoil, and the females fled the area. The 54-year-old male acquaintance suffered a minor injury and later declined medical attention. Both suspects were located at a nearby apartment building and placed under arrest. Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation. Shelane Wendy Sutherland, a 21-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with: - Assault with a Weapon - Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition - Mischief Under $5,000/Obstruct in Enjoyment (x2) - Fail to Comply with Probation Order Mackenzie Joanne Rose Redhead, a 20-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with: - Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition - Fail to Comply with Probation Order They were detained in custody.