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The 16-year-old male is in custody after a Wednesday hour-long armed clashes with the police, in which more than one shot was fired at officers inside the house on Bannerman Avenue near Salter Street.
At a press conference on Thursday, Winnipeg chief police officer Danny Smyth said the rifle was allegedly used by the suspect and only one officer returned to the incident.
Smyth said the boy was taken into custody unharmed, but went to the hospital as a precautionary measure because of the potential effects of gas released into the house to avoid him.
"More than one shot was fired at our officers and in the immediate vicinity," Smyth said.
"If it was not tactical deployment of the armored vehicle and some tactics that were deployed, I do not think it would have a good result. Fortunately, it was a good result if no one was physically injured."
He said the arrival of the police armored vehicle provided shelter for officers who were "in vulnerable positions" when the suspect started firing at the police.
A photograph of a police car with ball beads appeared at a press conference, and Smyth said the suspect was shot dead by other cars in the immediate vicinity.
Smyth said the incident affected the area's residents and the police officers who responded to the challenge.
"Nobody goes to work in the morning, nobody gets to school in the morning, nobody is waiting anywhere and expects to shoot him with active shooting, it is terrifying and traumatic for everyone involved, and for our members, the police will not experience such an event in your career. "
He said that about 100 officers were involved in a clash, and nine officers were on administrative leave to recover from the event and would be evaluated by a WPS psychologist before returning to work.
"Approximately 50 officers involved in this event were interviewed and supported by our health care unit," said Smyth.
"Events like this have been a huge effort for our first-line officers. In the past few weeks, officers have been involved in a number of incidents, armed and barricades, often under the influence of drugs such as meth."
In the last six days, it was the third, armed and barricade situation that Smyth said, that WPS is "unprecedented" in such a short time. Another event took place on Wednesday morning when a business in 500 Young Street block was robbed, and the workers were held hostage. On November 2, a block of Chudley Street, standing at block one hundred and twenty hours, appeared in a 12-hour situation after a woman was photographed face to face with a door in a Flora Avenue 400 building.
On 25 October, an armed strike collided at the Plaza Drive in Fort Garry.
Smyth said that violence and illicit drugs are considered to be present in all conflicts.
He said the investigators, on Thursday night, are still working on Bannerman's scene and as soon as possible "returns the environment back to normal".
It is expected that more criminal charges will be notified.
A teenage teenager is also reportedly a person who fired home shots at Aikins Street 300 Block, near Mountain Avenue, around 6:00 AM Wednesday.
"K9 actually got out of this place back to Bannerman 300 block. About 6:40 am the units were sent to Bannerman where the investigation began," said Smyth, adding that five people were taken into custody but later released.
The General Patrol and cadets created a perimeter around the house in Bannerman block 300 just before 1 am. "The man appeared in the Bannerman residence" and started shooting at officers from different places inside the house.
Smyth said the details of how you got around the perimeter and into the house are part of the investigation.
Konst. Tammy Skrabek said he had been filmed on Bannerman Avenue and Salter Street on the night before the disruption on Wednesday.
A 23-year-old man walked in the area when he came to an argument with an unknown man and woman.
When the victim left, he was shot in the upper body and the two suspects fled.
The police and the rescue service found him around 6:20. and he was taken to a hospital in a critical condition.
Although shooting on Tuesday night and the engagement on Wednesday happened in the same area, Skrabek said it was unclear whether these two incidents were related.