August 27, 2020 Media Release

Aggravated Assault – Investigation: C20-202793

On August 26, 2020, at 8:45 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the 800 block of Aberdeen Avenue for a report of shots that were just fired in the area.

Upon arrival, officers located an injured adult male that had been shot. The male was transported to hospital in critical condition where he remains in grave condition.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


Aggravated Assault – Public Assistance: C20-186102

Update:

The Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate the serious assault of a 76-year-old female on August 7 in the 200 block of Pacific Avenue. Investigators are seeking information about the two persons of interest pictured (a male and a female) who were seen in the area at the time of the assault.

Anyone with information that can assist investigators is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

As previously released on August 12, 2020:

On August 7, 2020, at approximately 7:40 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of an assault that occurred in the 200 block of Pacific Avenue.

Responding officers located a 76-year-old female lying on the ground suffering serious injuries from an assault. The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition where she remains. She has since been upgraded to stable condition.

Investigators determined that the victim was assaulted by two suspects while walking in the area. The suspects returned a short time and assaulted the victim a second time while she was still on the ground injured from the first assault. She was left suffering on the ground for approximately 2.5 hours before someone called for assistance.

Investigators believe there may be witnesses that could assist in locating the persons responsible for this assault. Anyone who may have been in the area and witnessed this incident between the hours of 5:10 a.m. and 7:40 a.m. is requested to contact investigators.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).



Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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