Construction Crews Unearth Live Artillery Shell in Winnipeg

Construction Crews Unearth Live Artillery Shell in Winnipeg

Artillery Shell
Construction crews found a live artillery shell in the 100 block of Mayfair Avenue on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. (WPS / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Construction crews working in the 100 block of Mayfair Avenue unearthed an unexploded artillery shell on Tuesday.

Police were called to the scene for a suspicious object shortly before 11 a.m.

The bomb unit has since taken over the investigation.

Mayfair Avenue remained closed to all traffic between Harkness Avenue and Main Street as of 1 p.m.


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