Shooting in Winnipeg, Canada: 3 dead after a shooting early Sunday morning



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Three people were killed and two others were injured during a shooting early Sunday morning in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, law enforcement officials said.

Winnipeg Police Service He said in a press release The shooting happened shortly after 4 a.m. about a mile west of downtown.

According to the statement, officers who arrived at the scene found five victims “with injuries consistent with having been shot.”

“This incident occurred in a multi-suite residence; “There is no additional information regarding a possible motive,” Winnipeg police spokesman Constable Jason Michalichen said in a statement.

Police said a man and a woman died at the scene. Three of the victims were taken to hospital, and one of them later died of his wounds.

The two victims, a man and a woman, remain in hospital in critical condition, Michalichen said.

The identities of the victims have not been released, and police said the investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

“The Winnipeg Police Forensic Services Unit will be at the scene for an extended period due to the seriousness of this incident,” officials said.

Winnipeg Police Annual statistical report 2022The report, released in May, showed violent crime rates in Manitoba’s capital last year reached their highest levels since 2009, including a record number of homicides — 53, according to the report.

Ashley R. contributed. CNN’s Williams prepared this report.

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