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Shooting in Winnipeg’s West Broadway sends 1 to hospital, puts school in lockdown

Winnipeg police investigating a shooting that killed a man near Young Street and Balmoral Street June 14. Police announced charges against two men Thursday. Jordan Pearn/Global News

A shooting in Winnipeg’s West Broadway neighbourhood has sent one person to hospital and temporarily left a school in lockdown Monday afternoon.

Winnipeg police say they were called to the report of a shooting near the corner of Young and Balmoral streets around 3:45 p.m.

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They say one person was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound, but released no further information on the victim’s identity or their condition.

One person was sent to hospital with a gunshot wound, police say. Jordan Pearn/Global News

The shooting happened near Balmoral Hall School, which went into lockdown as a precautionary measure, police say.

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The lockdown ended around 4:30 p.m., according to police.

Police haven’t said what led up the to shooting or whether any arrests have been made.

 

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