Weekend of Murder and Violence Strain Winnipeg Police

Weekend of Violence

WINNIPEG - A weekend of murder and violence has left a serious strain on the Winnipeg Police Service.

After a Saturday night that resulted in three murders, including a 14 year-old girl, police responded to another violent attack yesterday afternoon.

Police responded to a report that a man had entered a home on Flora Avenue and fired a shotgun before fleeing.

Four people inside the home were struck, including an infant. The three adults are now in stable condition. The infant’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, however an updated status is not available at this time.

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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