The Winnipeg Police Service says it's been made aware of a second gunshot victim at the Red River Ex on Monday evening.
The WPS says in a release that an 11-year-old boy who was unknown to the parties involved in the shooting was with his mother and in close proximity when the shooting occurred. They say that a bullet struck the victim in his lower body.
Police describe the scene as "chaos" and the boy's mother "got him to safety and immediately transported him to hospital."
The boy was treated for a gunshot wound and they police were notified on June 21.
Investigators have charged all three accused with the additional offence of Aggravated Assault. They all remain in custody.
As previously released:
On June 20, 2022, at 7:03 p.m., West District General Patrol officers, with the assistance of the K9 Unit and Tactical Support Team, responded to an exhibition park in the 3900 block of Portage Avenue for a report of a shooting.
Upon arrival, officers located an injured 16-year-old male being tended to by on-site emergency medical services. The victim was transported to a hospital in critical condition and was later upgraded to stable condition.
At approximately 7:23 p.m., a taxi cab was stopped in the area of Tyndall Avenue and Burrows Avenue. Three individuals were taken into custody, and a loaded handgun was recovered.
Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation. It is believed that the shooting occurred after an altercation.
A 15-year-old female and a 17-year-old male were charged with firearm and assault-related offences and detained in custody.
A 17-year-old male is facing the charge of Aggravated assault and was released as mandated by the Criminal Code.