Winnipeg police responding to shooting in Centennial neighbourhood

WINNIPEG — Winnipeg police are on the scene of a shooting near Isabel Street and Elgin Avenue, and they are asking the public to avoid the area.

In a tweet Monday afternoon, Winnipeg police said Isabel Street is blocked from William to Logan.

An employee at a nearby convenience store told CTV New they heard a noise described as a ‘pow’ at around 1:47 p.m. and they saw people running in all directions. Shortly after, the employee said two people ran into the store asking somebody to call an ambulance.

Winnipeg shootingSource: Scott Andersson/CTV News

Multiple police units were on the scene Monday afternoon and had taped off both lanes of traffic on Isabel.

Police said schools in the area were placed in a hold and secure, which was lifted around 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.

This is a developing story. More to come.

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