Third Dease Shooting Suspect Arrested


(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay Police Service has arrested and charged a third suspected with attempted murder in connection with the ongoing investigation into a October shooting incident.
Police Service officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were originally dispatched to 139 Dease Street around 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8 following reports of a shooting that had just occurred.
When police arrived they located a lone male victim and confirmed that a shooting had taken place. Paramedics transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre where he was treated for his injuries.
Major Crime Investigators identified Holly EMMA PAPASSAY, 48, of Thunder Bay as a suspect. She was arrested on Monday, Oct. 14 at about 3 p.m. at a McLaughlin Street address and formally charged with attempted murder.
Investigators later identified a 17-year-old male from the Toronto area as a second suspect. The suspect was arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 15 in Toronto with the assistance of the Toronto Police Service. He was returned to Thunder Bay on Friday, Oct. 18.
At that time police had identified and obtained a Canada-Wide Warrant for the arrest of a third suspect. On Oct. 24, with assistance from the Toronto Police Service, the third accused was arrested in Toronto.
He was transported from Toronto to Thunder Bay and taken into custody by the Thunder Bay Police Service on the afternoon of Monday, Oct. 28.
Devonte Edward Lorenzo KELSIE-COMEAU, 21, of Toronto, is charged with:
• Attempted Murder
• Pointing a Firearm
• Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
• Probation Order Non-Compliance
KELSIE-COMEAU appeared in bail court via video in Thunder Bay on Tuesday, Oct. 29 and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.
The investigation is ongoing.
Source: TBPS