Winnipeg teen charged in man’s shooting on Young Street

A 17-year-old male has been charged with aggravated assault after a 40-year-old man was shot at a home on Young Street Thursday. File / Global News

A Winnipeg teen has been charged after a man was shot Thursday.

Police, including the tactical response team, were called to a report of a shooting at a home in the 200 block of Young Street around 2 p.m. Dec. 8.

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A 40-year-old man who had been shot in the upper body was taken to hospital in stable condition. Police say an 18-year-old woman also at the home was not hurt.

A suspect, who remained at the scene, was arrested, although police say he falsely identified himself to officers.

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A long gun found in the home was also seized, police say.

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Police say the man was shot during a heated argument. They allege the suspect first shot at the 18-year-old woman but narrowly missed. They say the man was shot while trying to help the woman.

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Investigators say the suspect and both victims were all previously known to each other.

A 17-year-old male from Winnipeg is facing a number of charges, including aggravated assault and discharging a firearm with intent.

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