Police Fatally Shoot Man in West Broadway Area

May 9, 2010 11:05 AM | News

By Brian Schultz

Winnipeg police fatally shot a man in the West Broadway area Sunday morning after responding to a break and enter.

Officers were called to the area of Langside Street and Westminster Avenue (above) just before 9 a.m.

Police say the man became involved in a confrontation with them, and that’s when they opened fire. The suspect later died in hospital and has been identified as 42-year-old Lance Trevor Muir.

Langside between Westminster and Broadway was closed to all traffic while police investigated.

UPDATED: 4:40 p.m. with the name of the deceased.

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