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Fatal shooting near Fraserwood, Man. under investigation

Police tape outside the Fraserwood Tourist Hotel Sunday.
Police tape outside the Fraserwood Tourist Hotel Sunday. CJ107 Radio

Manitoba RCMP are investigating after a fatal shooting took place east of the town of Fraserwood, Man.

At around 11:40 p.m. Saturday, Teulon RCMP responded to a call saying a woman was shot while in a vehicle.

When they got to Provincial Road 231 east of the town, police found the 20-year-old victim had suffered life-threatening injuries.

Police tape blocks off a rural road in the RM of Gimli Sunday.
Police tape blocks off a rural road in the RM of Gimli Sunday. CJ107 Radio

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The young woman  died shortly after being taken to a nearby hospital.

Police tape was also seen at the Fraserwood Tourist Hotel Sunday.

RCMP have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the shooting and are not searching for any other suspects. Police do not believe the shooting is gang-related.

Teulon RCMP and the RCMP Major Crime Unit are continuing to investigate.