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UPDATE: Winnipeg Police Officer Stabbed, Suspect Dead

WINNIPEG, MB. — A Winnipeg police officer is in hospital after being stabbed and the suspect was shot dead.

It happened around 4:10pm Saturday in the 100-block of Madrigal Close in The Maples.

Winnipeg police were called to a stabbing in progress.

A Tactical Support Team officer was stabbed in the upper body.

He was seriously injured and transported to hospital in unstable condition.

Winnipeg police told reporters Sunday morning he has since been upgraded to stable condition.

The suspect, a 33-year-old man, was shot by a Winnipeg police officer.

He was rushed to hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced dead by 10:30pm.

Constable Jay Murray tells MyToba News police are familiar with him and this address.

He says a second man at the home has minor injuries.

The Independent Investigation Unit has now taken over the case.

This story is developing. MyToba News will provide all updates as we learn more.

—Andrew McCrea, MyToba News

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Andrew McCrea is a hard news junkie with a passion for crime reporting. He studied business, media production, and journalism at Red River College earning two diplomas. McCrea also loves cinema, creative writing, and programming websites and software.
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