October 21, 2021 Media Release

Shooting – Investigation: C21-246336

On October 21, 2021, at approximately 1:45 a.m., East District General Patrol officers, with the assistance of the Tactical Support Team, responded to the report of a male who had been shot in the 200 block of Poplar Avenue. 

Police arrived and met with an adult male who had been shot in front of his residence.  He was transported to hospital in stable condition. It is believed that the victim observed an unknown group of people suspiciously luring around his parked vehicle. The victim confronted the suspicious group as there had been some recent vehicle break-ins within the neighbourhood. A verbal altercation took place and one of the suspects shot and injured the victim. The suspects subsequently fled the area in a vehicle.  

No arrests have been made; the Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation, please contact the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Shots Fired – Investigation: C21-246377

On October 21, 2021, at approximately 5:00 a.m., North District General Patrol officers responded to shots fired outside a residential complex in the first one hundred block of Riverstone Road. 

Upon arrival, police met with an adult male/victim who indicated that he had let his dog outside when he observed an unknown male exit a vehicle parked in front of his residential parking lot. A verbal altercation took place, which escalated to the suspect subsequently firing a gun and narrowly missing the victim. The victim retreated to his residence and contacted the police while the suspect fled in a vehicle. Nobody was physically injured, and no arrests have been made. 

The Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this investigation, please contact the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).