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Dog shot Tuesday outside Mountain Avenue home, Winnipeg police say

A child and puppy are now safe following a drug, weapons-related arrest on Empress Street, Winnipeg police say. Elisha Dacey/Global News

Winnipeg police are investigating the shooting of a pet dog on Mountain Avenue Tuesday evening.

Police said they were called to the 300 block of Mountain around 5 p.m., where a resident said the dog had been shot by two unknown suspects who fled the scene after the incident.

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The dog was taken to a vet hospital for emergency care and treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Anyone with information is asked to call the major crimes unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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