Winnipeg Police Investigate Shooting Incident – UPDATED

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On November 28, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service and RCMP responded to two separate shooting incidents involving three victims.

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The first incident occurred in the 400 block of Pritchard Avenue involving a 38 year old male who was shot and critically injured.

Prior to fleeing, the suspects robbed two additional victims and then forced them into a vehicle and drove them to the area of Raleigh Street between Glenway Avenue and Foxgrove Avenue in East St. Paul, Manitoba. It was at this location where the two were shot before the suspects fled the area in the same vehicle.

Due to the investigative efforts by members of the Winnipeg Police Service and RCMP, it has been determined that these shooting incidents are related.

Efforts to locate the suspects involved are on-going and further details will be provided as they become available. Members of the WPS Major Crimes Unit and RCMP continue to investigate.

Anyone with further information regarding these incidents is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

BACKGROUND:

On November 28, 2016 at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service and Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to a residence located in the 400 block of Pritchard Avenue regarding an injured male.

Upon arrival, it was determined that the male had sustained injuries consistent with being shot. He has been identified as being 38 years old and transported to hospital in critical condition where he remains at this time.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continue to investigate. Anyone with information regarding this incident and on-going investigation is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Police File C16-249563

Winnipeg Police Service


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