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TEEN SHOT at RED RIVER EXHIBITION


Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - A sixteen year old boy was shot while at the Red River Exhibition in Winnipeg.


Monday night, just after 7:00 p.m., Winnipeg Police officers with the K9 Unit and Tactical Support Team, responded to the Red River Exhibition grounds for a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers located an injured 16-year-old male being tended to by on-site emergency medical services. He was taken to hospital in critical condition and was later upgraded to stable condition.

Shortly after the shooting was reported, approximately twenty minutes, a taxi cab was stopped in the area of Tyndall Avenue and Burrows Avenue. Three individuals were taken into custody, and a loaded handgun was recovered.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation. It is believed that the shooting occurred after an altercation.

A 17-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with:

- Aggravated Assault

- Assault with a Weapon

- Discharge a Restricted Firearm or a Prohibited Firearm with Intent

- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order

- Possession of a Weapon

- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized

- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle

- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition

- Fail to Comply with Sentence (x2)

- Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (x2)

A 15-year-old female of Winnipeg has been charged with:

- Aggravated Assault

- Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon

- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition

- Possession of a Weapon

- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in Motor Vehicle

- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition

They were detained in custody.

A 17-year-old male of Winnipeg is facing charges of:

- Aggravated Assault

He was released on an Undertaking (as mandated by the Criminal Code).

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