Winnipeg police hunting for suspects after man critically hurt in downtown stabbing

By | May 12, 2020

Police are searching for two suspects after a stabbing that left a man critically injured in downtown Winnipeg on Tuesday afternoon.

Winnipeg Police Service Insp. Cam Baldwin said officers were on the scene of a stabbing that took place at a bus loop near Main Street and Pacific Avenue around 4:10 p.m.

The man who was stabbed was taken to hospital in critical condition.

As of 5:30 p.m., Baldwin said police were still searching for suspects in the area. The duty officer said they were looking for two people who are believed to have been involved, but had no leads yet on their identity.

He said there is no public safety risk, and the scene near the Sport Manitoba building has been cordoned off.

Officers from the Winnipeg Police Service and a Winnipeg Transit supervisor vehicle seen at the scene of a stabbing investigation near the Sport Manitoba building on Tuesday. (Jeff Stapleton/CBC)

A Winnipeg Transit bus was secured in the area. Baldwin said the vehicle is involved in the investigation, but did not elaborate on how.

The city declined to comment on the investigation.

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