Youths Shot with BB-Gun in Schoolyard

Youths Shot with BB-Gun in Schoolyard

WINNIPEG - Four youths, between the ages of 11 and 16 were attacked on Sunday in the Champlain schoolyard.

The youths were confronted by a group of 5-7 men at around 2:15 P.M. and shot with BB-Guns. All four youths were struck but fortunately did not sustain any significant injuries. The suspects fled on foot.

The victims were not students of the school. A Winnipeg Police Service School Resource Officer (SRO) has been at the school throughout the day to assist staff and students with any questions.

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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