An 18-year-old from Portage la Prairie is dead after an early-morning incident with Manitoba police.
RCMP said they responded to an apartment building on Hazel Bay in Portage la Prairie just after 1 a.m. for a report of a domestic disturbance.
While they found the victim safe in another apartment, police said they were confronted by the male suspect who was armed with a weapon. Officers reacted by deploying Tasers while one of them fired a gun.
The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.
Manitoba’s police watchdog, the Independent Investigation Unit, has taken over the investigation.
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