The incident took place shortly after 2 a.m.
A man is in critical condition after a shooting involving Winnipeg police in the Windsor Park neighborhood early Saturday morning.
The incident happened shortly after 2 a.m., says the Police Department in a brief statement.
The man was transported to the hospital in a critical condition.
Manitoba's Independent Investigation Unit, whose mandate is to investigate all serious incidents involving police in the province, is taking over the investigation.
No indication is given, for the moment, on the man as well as on the precise place where the shooting occurred in the Windsor Park district.
Contacted by CBC, police would not give further details and referred to the ongoing investigation.
Many evidence markers were installed in the alley which was blocked off by police cordons.
Several police vehicles as well However, a forensic team truck was parked in an alley near Bernier Bay Street in Windsor Park. Many evidence markers were also set up in the alley which was blocked off by police cordons.
With information from Donna Lee