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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