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Winnipeg police investigating 3 separate stabbings overnight

Winnipeg police are asking anyone with information about the stabbings to contact the Major Crimes Unit or Crimestoppers. File / Getty

Within a span of eight hours, the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) received reports of three separate stabbing incidents.

The first incident occurred on Friday at 8:40 p.m. in the area of Donald Street and Portage Avenue. According  to a release, “The victim, a male in his 40s, was transported to hospital in unstable condition and upgraded to stable.”

The second incident occurred at approximately 1:50 a.m on Saturday in the 800 block of Main Street. Police at the scene found a man in his 20s with multiple injuries. Emergency care included a chest seal. “The victim was transported to hospital in unstable condition and later upgraded to stable,” police said.

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The last incident occurred at approximately 4 a.m. Officers responded to a report of another stabbing in the area of Church Avenue and Main Street, where they found a man in his 30s in need of emergency medical care. The man was hospitalized and is in stable condition, police said.

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No arrests have been made in any of the incidents, and police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers 204-786-TIPS or winnipegcrimestoppers.org.

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