Police Looking for Witnesses to St. Regis Hotel Shooting

St. Regis Hotel Shooting

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for anyone who may have information on a shooting that took place overnight behind the St. Regis Hotel on Smith Street.

A member of the Winnipeg Police heard the shot as he was leaving HQ at about 1:10 A.M. Other members in the area also heard the shot.

An investigation in the back lane of the hotel revealed that shots had been fired and that someone had been injured.

At approximately 1:40 a.m., a man in his 20’s went to a Winnipeg hospital with an upper-body injury believed to be the result of a gunshot wound.

Officers have also found evidence that suggests the Graham Avenue tower, connected to the HQ building, had been struck by a projectile during the incident.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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