Man dead following altercation with Winnipeg police on Sherbrook Street
On Friday, January 11, a man was rushed to hospital and later pronounced dead after an incident with police early in the evening.
At approximately 7:50 p.m., police were patrolling near the area of Sargent Avenue and Maryland Street after encountering a male acting suspiciously in the area.
Officers approached the suspect, leading to a chase which ended in a nearby parking lot.
Officers claim the man was carrying a weapon, to which they responded by discharging their firearms.
Portions of the sidewalk near Sherbrook Street and Ellice Avenue were closed following a police-involved shooting on Saturday night.
Officers immediately provided medical treatment before emergency services arrived.
The investigation has been handed over to the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba.
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