The 22 year-old Regina male, who sustained a single gunshot wound after a confrontation with police on October 19, 2011, is now facing charges. This comes with the conclusion of the investigation into the incident that summoned police to a home onMartinac Crescentin North West Regina. The investigation of officers’ actions at the scene is still ongoing, subject to oversight by an observer appointed by the Ministry of Justice.
The incident began with a call received at approximately 12:17 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, by the Regina Police Service Communications Centre reporting a male, outside a residence on Martinac Crescent. According to information in the call, the male was extremely agitated and armed with a knife. Two Regina Police Service members were the first to arrive on scene. The events that followed are still under investigation, but the actions of the police included discharge of a police sidearm at about 12:23 a.m., wounding the 22 year-old suspect. Further investigation into the precipitating incident has led to charges against the male suspect.
Twenty-two year-old David Andrew Cory ZWICKER, DOB: 1989-05-14, ofRegina, is charged with Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public [88 CC]; Assault with a Weapon [267(1) CC]; and Breach of Undertaking [145(3) CC]. ZWICKER has been released on a J-P Undertaking and continues to recover in hospital.
As indicated, the investigation into the actions of police members at the scene on October 19, 2011, is ongoing. The police members involved have been assessed and are back on active duty.