January 3, 2022 Media Release

Aggravated Assault – Arrest: C22-802

On January 2, 2022, at 11:22 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a residence in the 100 block of Lansdowne Avenue for a report of a stabbing.

Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from stab wounds and began to provide emergency medical care. The male was transported to hospital in unstable condition and was later upgraded to stable condition.

A female suspect was placed under arrest at the house.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation, and the incident is believed to be domestic violence.

A 36-year-old female of Winnipeg is facing charges of:

- Aggravated Assault
- Possession of a Weapon

She was released on an Undertaking (as mandated by the Criminal Code).

Assault with a Weapon – Investigation: C22-1049

On January 2, 2022, at 8:59 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a residence in the 500 block of Dufferin Avenue for a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers located a male in his 50’s suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim indicated he had been shot in the area, and he was transported to hospital in stable condition.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit will be following up the investigation.

Gun – Arrests: C22-1091

On January 2, 2022, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Winnipeg Police received a report from security of two suspects trying door handles of vehicles in a parking lot in the 2400 block of McPhillips Street. A vehicle description was provided, and various police units responded, including K9, Air1, and General Patrol.

The vehicle (confirmed stolen) was located near Swailes Avenue and Sinclair Street. A male suspect was arrested by the vehicle, and a female was arrested a short distance away by a WPS K9 unit. The female was found to be in possession of pepper spray.

A vehicle search located an improvised firing device (commonly referred to as a ‘zip gun’), and ammunition.

A 26-year-old male faces charges of:

- Fail to Comply Conditions of Court Order x 2
- Fail to Comply with Probation x 2
- Possess Weapon
- Possess Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition
- Possess Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

He was detained in custody.

A 28-year-old female faces charges of:

- Fail to Comply Conditions of Court Order x 2
- Possess Weapon x 2
- Possess Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition x 2
- Possess Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
- Operation of a Conveyance While Prohibited

She was detained in custody.

Medic: C22-1138

On January 3, 2022, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of gunshots in the 100 block of McKenzie Street. While no evidence of gunshots was found, responding officers located a male in his 40’s suffering from an apparent drug overdose.

Officers administered two doses of naloxone, and the male was conveyed to the hospital by Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services.


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