Steinbach RCMP have arrested three individuals connected to an assault incident that occurred outside of the Marchand Hotel in August of 2020.
Police say that during the morning hours of August 22, 2020, an altercation occurred between two groups of male suspects outside of the Marchand Hotel. Shortly after, the accused males drove by the Marchand Hotel and fired a shotgun out of the window as they went by.
An adult male outside of the business was injured as a result of the shooting.
Steinbach RCMP and EMS responded to the scene and the victim was transported to Winnipeg for treatment of his injuries.
The investigation has led to three adult men being arrested with pending charges. The suspects include a 20 and 22-year-old from La Broquerie and a 21-year-old form Ste. Anne.
RCMP report that each of the accused is facing multiple charges including discharging a firearm with intent and aggravated assault.
A risk assessment was completed and the accused suspects were released on a court undertaking with several conditions. They will appear in Steinbach Court in June, 2021.
The firearm has yet to be recovered and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone that has specific information about this incident is asked to contact the Steinbach RCMP at 204-326-4452 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can also submit a secure tip online at manitobacrimestoppers.com.