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Monday, July 4, 2022 - Winnipeg Police are now providing details of two stabbings that occurred on Canada Day in the city.

Early Friday morning, around 2:00 a.m., police were dispatched to McMicken Street and Ellice Avenue for the report of a female who had been stabbed.

Officers found an adult female who had been stabbed and was in medical distress. Officers administered emergency medical care by applying two tourniquets to slow the bleeding. The victim in her thirties was transported to hospital critical, where she has been upgraded to stable condition.

No arrests have been made. The Major Crimes Unit is continuing the investigation.

As widely reported, there was a stabbing Friday shortly before 11:00 pm., at the Forks Market.

Police located two adult victims in their twenties in front of the Human Rights Museum. One of the males was bleeding profusely with a life-threatening injury. He was taken to hospital in critical condition and stabilized, while the second victim who had been bear sprayed was treated and released.

Police determined the two victims were walking in the area when they bumped into an oncoming group of individuals. An altercation resulted in the two victims being seriously assaulted by the unknown suspects. The suspects took off on foot, and two bystanders quickly ran to aid the victim in medical distress.

No arrests have been made. The Major Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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