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Winnipeg police officer upgraded to stable condition after stabbing

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg police officer has been upgraded to stable condition in hospital after being stabbed at a home in the city.


September 25, 2017
By The Canadian Press

Police say officers were responding to a report of a stabbing on Saturday afternoon when they came across a fight.

They say a member of their tactical support team was stabbed in the upper body, causing a serious injury.

A tourniquet was applied and the injured officer was transported to hospital in unstable condition.

Police say that during the incident, a 33-year-old male suspect was shot by an officer and was transported to hospital where he later died.

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Manitoba’s police watchdog, the Independent Investigation Unit, has been notified about the incident.

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