Winnipeg Police Officer Suffers Serious Stab Wounds in the Line of Duty, Suspect Shot & Killed

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On September 23, 2017, at approximately 4:10 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the 100 block of Madrigal Close.

Upon arrival, officers came across an altercation and a member of the Tactical Support Team was stabbed in the upper body causing a serious injury.

A tactical tourniquet was applied to the injured officer to stabilize his injury and he was transported to hospital in unstable condition where he remains at this time.

During the incident, a 33-year-old male suspect was shot by an attending officer. He was transported to hospital in critical condition. The male suspect has since been pronounced deceased.

The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba has been notified.

Officer Involved Shooting: C17-214467

Winnipeg Police Service

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