One man dead after police shooting near Salter and Mountain

One man is dead after being shot by a police officer Friday in Winnipeg’s North End.

Police say it happened near Salter Street and Mountain Avenue just after 4 p.m.

The man was taken to hospital in critical condition but died from his injuries.

Salter between St. John’s and College and Mountain between Powers and Anderson is closed this evening.

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A witness tells Global News they heard three shots fired and police cars immediately swarmed the area.

A black SUV could be seen in a taped-off area with the driver door open.

Manitoba’s police watchdog, the IIU, has taken over responsibility of the investigation.

A police car sits near Mountain Avenue as officers taped off the area due to an investigation Friday. Iris Dyck/Global News

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