Guns drawn: weapons calls spike for Winnipeg police

Winnipeg police were dealing with an especially high volume of violent calls Wednesday.Officers were called to a lengthy standoff and two shootings in the North End, a homicide downtown, a robbery in the West End, in addition to a multitude of other incidents.READ MORE: Man in custody after armed standoff on Bannerman AvenuePolice will be giving a briefing Thursday at 1 p.m. on the armed and barricaded situation on Bannerman Avenue as well as shootings on Bannerman and Aikins Street.They are also expected to share details of an investigation relating to a death on Garry Street.Global News will aim to livestream the briefing on our website.
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