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Woman dead, man in hospital after overnight shooting on Flora Avenue

Police cordoned off the area on Flora Avenue where a woman was killed in an overnight shooting on Wednesday, July 1. (Credit: CITYNEWS)

WINNIPEG (CITYNEWS) – One woman is dead, and a man is in critical condition following an overnight shooting on Wednesday.

Police say the shooting happened around 3:15 a.m. as the woman and man were walking on Flora Avenue.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. It is the 20th homicide in Winnipeg this year.

The man managed to make his way to a nearby convenience store, at which point police were contacted. He was then taken to hospital in critical condition.

Police say it’s still too early in their investigation to determine if this was a random shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide unit or Crime Stoppers.