Manslaughter charge laid after shooting death of teen girl on Manitoba First Nation

By | April 15, 2020

WINNIPEG — A 25-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter, after the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl on Waywayseecappo First Nation over the weekend, according to RCMP.

Around 7 p.m. on Saturday, the Manitoba First Nations Police Service (MFNPS) went to a home on the First Nation following the report of a shooting.

Once on the scene, officers found a 15-year-old girl with a gun shot wound. She was taken to hospital where she died.

On Sunday, RCMP officers charged Lawrence Jade Shingoose, from Waywayseecappo, with manslaughter, criminal negligence causing death with a firearm, careless use of a firearm and possession of a weapon contrary to order.

Police said he is in custody.

None of the charges against him have been tested in court. 

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