Charges laid after man shot, another beaten in Winnipeg robbery: police

A man and woman have been charged after police say one man was shot and another was beaten during a robbery at a home on Main Street early Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski

A man was shot and another was beaten in a violent robbery at a home on Main Street over the weekend, police say.

Police were called to a shooting at a home in the 700 block of Main Street around 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

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A 31-year-old man was rushed to hospital in unstable condition with a gunshot wound to the upper body, where he was later upgraded to stable condition, police said Monday.

They say 42-year-old man also found in the home with upper-body injuries did not require medical attention.

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Police say the second victim had been beaten with what they describe as “solid objects.”

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Investigators say the two men were attacked by two people during a robbery. They say the victims knew their attackers.

A man was arrested near the home Saturday, police say, and a woman was arrested at a home on Princess Avenue on Sunday.

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A 28-year-old man from Winnipeg is charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of forcible confinement.

A 38-year-old woman from Winnipeg is facing a number of charges including two counts of armed robbery using a firearm, aggravated assault, and assault with a weapon.

Both remain in police custody.

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