Woman arrested after fatal shooting in Winnipeg’s West End

Winnipeg police at the scene of a shooting in the 500 block of Young Street, August 16, 2021. (Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer)

Winnipeg police have arrested a woman in connection with a fatal shooting in the city’s West End on August 16.

According to a media release, on August 23, at approximately 10 p.m., police located Laura Fay Buboire, 30, at a residence in the Norwood East area and safely took her into custody.

Laura Fay Buboire. (Photo: Winnipeg Police)

Buboire was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for second-degree murder after Deena Anne Markwick, 45, was found outside suffering from a gunshot wound in the 500 block of Young Street. Police say Markwick was administered first-aid and transported to hospital in critical condition, where she succumbed to her injuries.

Buboire is also charged with armed robbery and firearm-related offences.

She remains in custody.