Man in critical condition after Portage la Prairie shooting

By | May 20, 2019

A 22-year-old man was shot and transported to hospital in Winnipeg early Monday morning in critical condition.

RCMP were called to a home on 1st Street NW in Portage la Prairie at about 4:35 a.m, said Cpl. Julie Courchaine.

A man from Langruth, about 50 klilometres northwest of Portage la Prairie, was shot inside the residence, Courchaine said in a release.

STARS air ambulance spokesperson Deborah Tetley said the man was in critical condition when he was picked up in Portage la Prairie at around 4:30 a.m. and flown to Health Sciences Centre. 

He remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

RCMP continue to investigate.

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