Burrows Avenue Gunshot Victim in Hospital - Suspect in Custody

Burrows Ave Gunshot Victim in Hospital

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police have charged Benny Bruce Hanson, 34, with multiple charges following the report of a man being shot.

January 7 at approximately 10:30 AM, a man who had sustained a serious gunshot wound was found in a residence in the 500 block of Burrows Avenue.

The victim, a man in his 30’s was shot in the upper body and taken to hospital in critical condition. The man remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police have charged Benny Lance Hansen, a 34-year-old, of Winnipeg, with:

- Aggravated Assault

- Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

- Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

- Careless Use of a Firearm

- Discharge Firearm

- Fail to Comply with Recognizance x 2

- Possess Firearm

Hansen was detained in custody.

Investigators are asking that anyone with information related to this incident call investigators at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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