Last Friday the Sandy Bay Detachment of the Manitoba First Nations Police Service responded to reports of a male being shot at Main Road and Ridge Road on the Sandy Bay First Nation.

Upon arrival, Police and EMS found a male with a gunshot wound and he was taken to hospital in stable condition where he went into surgery.

While investigating the police found out the male had been sprayed with bear mace before being shot after an altercation and a suspect was identified who is believed to be known to the victim.

After a search for the suspect, the MFNPS issued a warrant on Monday for 23-year-old Ethan Markus Beaulieu who is facing several charges including:

  • Discharging a firearm with intent
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of a firearm contrary to an order
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm knowingly
  • 2 counts of Fail to comply with conditions of a release

Beaulieu is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. It is believed that he has several tattoos on his face including the number 39.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact MFNPS Sandy Bay Detachment at (204) 843-7700, MFNP TIPS Line at 1-833-978-0048 or Crimestoppers at 1(800) 222-8477 (TIPS).