February 22, 2021 Media Release

Assault with a Weapon – Investigation: C21-41994

On February 22, 2021, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Winnipeg Police Service General Patrol officers responded to the report of an assault at a City of Winnipeg transit shelter in the area of Portage Avenue and Edmonton Street. 

Officers arrived and confirmed that a 19-year-old male and a 50-year-old female had been seriously assaulted. Police administered emergency first-aid; both were transported to hospital in unstable condition and subsequently upgraded to stable condition. 

This investigation is still ongoing, and no arrests have been made at this time. 

The investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information regarding the 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