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Boy, 13, shot on Boyd Avenue in Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Police Service is investigating after a shooting on Boyd Avenue sent a teenaged boy to hospital early Wednesday. Shane Gibson/Global News

A teenage boy was sent to hospital after police say he was assaulted and shot on Boyd Avenue early Wednesday.

Police, including the K9 unit, were called to the report of a shooting in 500 block of Boyd Avenue just before 2 a.m.

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Officers found a 13-year-old victim who had been shot and began providing emergency medical care.

The boy was rushed to hospital in unstable condition where he was later upgraded to stable condition.

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Investigators say the victim had been confronted by a group, who assaulted him before shooting him.

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No arrests have been announced.

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

 

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