Geoffrey Oliver Reid wanted for shooting at Winnipeg police

On July 21, 2010 at approximately 6:15 p.m., Uniform members were dispatched to the area of the 500 block of Alexander Avenue regarding a gun related matter.  
 
Attending members located a suspect vehicle and occupants at which time a traffic stop was initiated. A male suspect subsequently exited the vehicle while armed with a firearm and confronted officers. A firearm discharge took place and the suspect fled the area making good his escape.
 
The two remaining occupants were taken into custody without incident. A firearm was also located and seized by officers. 
 
As a result of an investigation by members of the Major Crimes Unit, an arrest warrant has been obtained for the following male suspect:
 
 
Geoffrey Oliver REID, 23 years of Winnipeg

Charges:
–  Point Firearm
–  Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm X2
–  Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
–  Carrying a concealed weapon
–  Possession of Firearm while Prohibited
–  Possession of Weapon Obtained by Crime
–  Fail to Comply with Condition Recognizance
–  Breach of Probation
–  Occupant of Motor Vehicle knowing there was Firearm
–  Breach of Firearms Regulation
 
REID should be considered to be potentially armed and dangerous. If the suspect is observed, contact the police, do not approach him.
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