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Boy, 15, Killed by Shotgun Blast at Winnipeg Home

August 8, 2023 2:59 PM | News


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WINNIPEG — A 15-year-old boy has been killed after being shot at a home in the Jefferson neighbourhood over the weekend.

Police say the victim was with a group of other teenagers socializing at a residence on Saturday night when the shooting occurred. According to police, one of the teens pointed a loaded sawed-off shotgun at three of the youths, fatally striking one of them when the gun fired in his direction.

Police recovered the firearm as part of their investigation.

A 16-year-old Winnipeg boy was arrested on Tuesday and has been charged with manslaughter.

He is also facing several firearms-related charges.

The teen remains in custody.


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