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Victims in Johnny G’s shootout died of ‘simultaneous gunshots’, police say

Police tape is shown blocking off Johnny G's restaurant. .
Police tape is shown blocking off Johnny G's restaurant. . Global News

Two men who died in a shootout at a Main Street restaurant have been identified by Winnipeg police.

Police said Friday that Anthony Brian Cromastey, 30, and Rodney Albert Kirton, 25, died as a result of simultaneous gunshots to each other.

A staff member at Johnny G’s was also the victim of a firearm-related injury during the incident. She was taken to hospital, treated and released.

READ MORE: One man in custody in connection to Johnny G’s shooting

Police said a third man, Brandon Lee Gordon, 18, assaulted Kirton directly after he had been shot.

Gordon is in custody facing a charge of assault causing bodily harm.

Both handguns have been recovered by police.

WATCH: Victims traumatized after having gun pointed at them

Victims traumatized after having gun pointed at them
Victims traumatized after having gun pointed at them
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