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January 24, 2016

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Shooting Investigation – C16-15437

On January 23, 2016, shortly before 3:30 a.m. emergency personnel were dispatched to the 500 block of Sargent Avenue for the report of sounds of shots.
   
Responding officers were unable to locate a victim, however a short time later a report was received saying that an adult male, in critical condition, had been brought to an area hospital suffering from an apparent gun-shot wound.  It was confirmed that this male had been injured at the Sargent Avenue scene.
   
An arrest has not yet been made and no further information is available at this time.
   
The investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information regarding this matter or the identity of the suspect(s) is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

For Further Information Contact:

Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs
   
   
Office: 204-986-3061
Fax: 204-986-7992
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca

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