April 22, 2021 Media Release

Assault with a Weapon – Investigation: C21-88749

On April 21, 2021, at approximately 6:30 p.m., North District officers responded to the report of an adult male who had been stabbed.

Police located an injured male at a residence in the St. John’s neighbourhood. They administered life-saving first-aid by applying a tourniquet. The 19-year-old victim was transported by ambulance to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable.

It is believed that this incident may have occurred in the area of Burrows Avenue and Aikens Street. No arrests have been made at this time; the Major Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact investigators in 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