The WPS caught three suspects in an aggravated assault, two of them faced charges, while the third was released as he was a minor.

On May 28, at approximately 7:40 a.m., the WPS responded to the 100 block of Mayfair Avenue for the report of an injured person.

When the police got there they found a 25-year-old male with serious upper-body injuries and was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

While on the scene, a second victim, identified as a 20-year-old male, was also located and transported to the hospital in stable condition.

The investigation revealed a group was sleeping near the riverbank when the 25-year-old victim was attacked due to a previous dispute over property. The second victim also sustained numerous upper-body injuries during the incident.

The Major Crimes Unit continued the investigation.

A 26-year-old male, a 20-year-old male and a 12-year-old male have been arrested and facing the following charges:

  • Aggravated Assault x 2

The adult males were detained in custody, and the youth was released.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information, including video surveillance in this area, is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).