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Man in Hospital Following Ellice Avenue Shooting

July 26, 2020 12:36 PM | News

Winnipeg Police Logo CrestWINNIPEG — A man in his 50s has been upgraded to stable condition from critical after being shot on Saturday morning.

Winnipeg police responded to the 600 block of Ellice Avenue at around 8 a.m. and located the man on the street suffering from a gunshot wound.

The investigation led officers to a home in the 500 block of Maryland Street, where several people were taken into custody. As police and forensic officers worked in the area, traffic was disrupted for a number of hours on Ellice Avenue and Maryland Street.

Police are looking to speak with a male who spoke with two of the first officers on scene. They say he advised them he had been robbed a short time earlier before being able to provide further details.

Winnipeg police have released the following images of a person of interest related to the shooting.

Ellice Avenue Shooting Suspect

Anyone with information on the identity of this man is asked to contact Winnipeg police. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).