Teen charged with manslaughter after 17-year-old fatally shot in West End

CTV Winnipeg
Published Saturday, November 10, 2018 12:43PM CST
Last Updated Sunday, November 11, 2018 12:42PM CST

UPDATE: Police now say a 17-year-old boy was killed on Saturday in Winnipeg’s West End.

Officers said they found the boy at a home on Sherburn Street just after midnight with a gunshot wound to the upper body.

He was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said officers recovered a weapon and arrested a 15-year-old boy at the scene.

He is charged with manslaughter, causing death by criminal negligence and discharging a firearm in a reckless manner.

The accused is in custody, police said.

EARLIER: Homicide detectives are investigating what police call a ‘serious incident’ in the West End early Saturday morning.

Winnipeg police say they were called to a home on Sherburn St. near Wellington Ave. just after midnight.

They say officers were still on scene as of noon on Saturday.

WPS is investigating a serious incident that occurred overnight at a residence in the 1000 block of Sherburn.

Officers were called to the residence at approx. 12:20 a.m. and units remain on scene.

Homicide detective are leading the investigation.