Shooting, possible stabbing in downtown Winnipeg

Shooting, possible stabbing in downtown Winnipeg

Winnipeg police are investigating both a shooting and a possible stabbing in downtown Winnipeg Wednesday afternoon.

Around 3 p.m., police say a man was shot near Cumberland Avenue and Spence Street.

Around the same time a few blocks away, another man was assaulted at Cumberland and Edmonton Street.

Police believe he was stabbed. He was taken to hospital, also in stable condition.

Police are not releasing any details on their investigation or whether or not they have any suspects in either incident, but say they do not believe the incidents are related.