Winnipeg cops seek tips in New Year’s Day lounge shooting

Winnipeg police are looking for a suspect in connection with a shooting that took place at a downtown lounge a little over an hour into the New Year.

Officers, including the K9 unit and tactical support, were called to the St. Mary Avenue lounge around 1:30 a.m. Monday, and found a woman in her 20s who had been shot. Police gave her emergency care at the scene and she was taken to hospital in stable condition.

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The woman isn’t believed to be the intended target of the shooting, police said, and the suspect took off before officers arrived.

Anyone with information or video from the scene is asked to call major crimes investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS.

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