11-year-old boy second victim in Exhibition Park shooting

Winnipeg police have learned of a second victim that was injured during a shooting at Exhibition Park on Monday.

Police say an 11-year-old boy, who is unknown to the parties involved in the shooting, and his mother were in close proximity when the shooting occurred.

A bullet hit the boy during the chaos that ensued at the start of the shooting. WPS say they were notified after his mother took him to hospital.

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Police say they located three suspects in a taxi in the area of Tyndall Avenue and Burrows Avenue around 7:23 p.m. soon after the incident.

They were taken into custody and a loaded gun was seized.

A 17-year-old boy is facing several charges, including aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, possession of a restricted weapon, and failure to comply with a condition of release order.

A 15-year-old girl is also facing multiple charges, including aggravated assault and possession of a restricted weapon.

A third suspect, another 17-year-old boy, was charged with aggravated assault and was released on an undertaking.

None of the charges have been proven in court.

-With files from the Canadian Press

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