Teen Killed in Winnipeg Home Invasion as Police Shoot Attacker

Winnipeg Police CrestThe Independent Investigation Unit has been called in to probe a police shooting on Sunday night where a 17-year-old boy was killed.

Officers were responding to a break and enter at around 9 p.m. in the 700 block of McGee Street when the shooting occurred.

Police say they located the victim, who was home alone with his grandmother, being assaulted by a 29-year-old man with a weapon. Police shot the attacker and both people were taken to hospital in critical condition.

The victim, identified as Jaime Adao, later succumbed to his injuries as a result of the assault. The accused remains in hospital.

Police are investigating the incident and are trying to establish timelines of the evening. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

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