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June 2, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Serious Motor Vehicle Collision – C17-114295

The Winnipeg Police Service has previously released the following information:

On May 28th, 2017, at approximately 3:25 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of a hit and run incident involving a pedestrian at Jefferson Avenue and McPhillips Street.

Upon arrival, an 18-year-old male was located and transported to hospital in critical condition where he remains.

Traffic Collision Investigators have determined that the victim had been crossing Jefferson Avenue east of the intersection when he was struck by a westbound vehicle.

We are requesting the public's assistance in locating a vehicle of interest for this matter. The vehicle is described as a late model, dark-colored Jeep Wrangler and may have damage to the front or hood area. 

This investigation is continuing by members of the Central Traffic Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6271 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Winnipeg Police Service Hosts Public Forum - Monday, June 5, 2017

The Winnipeg Police Service continues to work collaboratively with community partners to prevent, deter and reduce gang-related offences and drug activity in our communities.
That effort starts with the residents we serve and support. As part of that effort, the Winnipeg Police Service invites residents to join us for a public forum on these important issues this evening.
 
When: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.to 9 p.m.  
Doors open at 6:00 pm. Presentations begin at 7 p.m.


Where: Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Centre
(445 King Street

 
In addition to the community crime prevention information booths that will be set up by our partners:
·   There will be a presentation on Fentanyl.
·   A Winnipeg Police Service Gang Expert will be presenting on public safety, dangers of gang association, and prevention, while providing information on how to help keep our young people from joining gangs.
·   Crime Stoppers will be available to support those who wish to share information anonymously.
·   Winnipeg Police Board representatives will be in attendance.
 
Crime Prevention through social development is a long term, planned process of collaboration between police and the community.

 

    • Last Update: June 5, 2017

Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer

Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Office: 204-986-3061
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca

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