May 28, 2019 12:41 pm

Man shot in the face in pellet gun drive-by, say Winnipeg police

Josh Arason / Global News

A 35-year-old Winnipeg man was taken to hospital after he was shot in the face with a pellet gun Monday afternoon, said police.

The victim was walking in the area of Consol Avenue and Louelda Street in the Munroe East neighbourhood around 3 p.m. when a blue, four-door car approached from behind and a shot was fired.

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The man was treated for his injuries and released.

Anyone with information that might help police is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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