April 12, 2021 Media Release

Shooting & Stabbings – Investigations

During a period of 7.5 hours last night, members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to 6 shooting/stabbing-related incidents:

- On April 11, 2021, at 8:34 p.m., officers responded to the 700 block of Corydon Avenue for a report of shots that had been heard from behind a convenience store. Soon after, a male in his 20’s attended a nearby hospital with gunshot wound injuries.

- At 10:32 p.m., officers responded to a shelter in the South Point Douglas area after a female in her 40’s had been found with a stab wound injury. She was subsequently transported to hospital in unstable condition.

- On April 12, 2021, at 12:24 a.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Young Street for a report of shots that had been heard in the area. Soon after, a male in his 30’s attended a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound injury.

- At 1:42 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Sherbrook Street for a report of a stabbing and located an injured male in his 40’s. It is believed he was assaulted near the 500 block of Portage Avenue. He was subsequently transported to hospital in unstable condition.

- At 2:08 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Pritchard Avenue for a report of a stabbing and located an injured teenage female. She was transported to hospital in unstable condition and later upgraded to stable condition. A female in her 20’s was placed under arrest and taken into custody.

- At 3:59 a.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Furby Street for a report of shots that had been heard in the area. No injuries were reported, however there was gunshot damage to a nearby residence.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit are investigating all six matters. It is unknown at this time if any of the incidents are related.

Suspicious Circumstances – Investigations: C21-80068

Members of the Major Crimes Unit are investigating three suspicious incidents from Saturday evening where females were seen being pulled into vehicles.

At approximately 10:00 p.m., a caller to 911 reported she had heard screaming and saw a female possibly being dragged into a vehicle near the 100 block of Clarke Street by two males. The female may have been able to flee and has not been identified.

The vehicle was described as a mid-size white Land Rover-style SUV. The driver was described as a white or Middle Eastern male with a short stalky build and was wearing a toque. The passenger was described as a Black male, about 25 years old, 6’3” in height with a thin build and may have been wearing a khaki-coloured jacket.

At approximately 11:24 p.m., a female in her 40’s reported she was walking near the area of Portage Avenue and Arlington Street when she was pulled into a vehicle and assaulted. She was later able to flee from the vehicle and suffered minor physical injuries.

The vehicle was described as a white Dodge Journey SUV. Two male occupants were described as East Indian. A third male occupant was described as Indigenous.

At approximately 11:51 p.m., a caller to 911 reported she had seen two males assaulting a female near the area of Alexander Avenue and Gunnell Street. The males fled in a vehicle soon after. Officers located the female who indicated she had been assaulted by a family member and did not want police assistance. She was subsequently transported to a hospital in stable condition.

The vehicle was described as a white Dodge Journey or a Jeep Cherokee. No description of the males is available.

Major Crimes Unit investigators are working to determine if the three incidents are related. Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Shooting – Investigation: C21-71216

Members of the Major Crimes Unit are investigating a shooting that occurred on March 27, 2021, in the area of Logan Avenue and Beacon Street. It is believed that a male and female victim were shot at after attending a nearby residence and fled soon after.

Investigators would like to speak with the two victims – who remain unidentified at this time. Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit 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