A man was sent to hospital in critical condition Saturday morning after being shot in the upper body in the 800 block of Manitoba Avenue.
Winnipeg police responded at around 3:15 a.m. for a report of shots fired. The victim was later upgraded to stable condition in hospital.
A second man suffered non-life threatening injuries from being assaulted, and is also listed in stable condition.
Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).
UPDATE: Monday, November 3 — A 17-year-old male from Winnipeg has been charged with two counts of assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, and mischief under $5,000. He was detained at the Manitoba Youth Centre.
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