Thunder Bay Police Homicide Update #3 on Pearl Street Shooting

Pearl Street HOMICIDE
Police on scene at 05:30 am on Pearl Street

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Thunder Bay Police report that their investigation is continuing into the May 15, 2022, Pearl Street shooting incident which resulted in the death of a 41-year-old Thunder Bay man.

The post-mortem examination on the victim of the homicide has been completed, and police have since released the scene on Pearl Street.

The TBPS’s Major Crimes and Forensics Identification Units remains involved in the ongoing investigation, which to-date has led to the arrest of:

Jamie OSMAR (1977/11/03) of Thunder Bay for: First-Degree Murder, and Breach of Recognizance

James Howard HALVERSON (1972/09/24), of Thunder Bay for: First-Degree Murder, Breach of Undertaking

A third suspect remains at large.

The victim has been identified as James CHAPAIS, 41, of Thunder Bay.

If you have any information that could assist investigators, please call police at (807) 684-1200. You can submit tips anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at

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