WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Three people died and two others were critically wounded after a shooting early Sunday in Winnipeg, authorities said.
According to a news release from the City of Winnipeg, the shooting occurred at 4:05 a.m. CST.
Police said a man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene, while two men and a woman were taken to an area hospital in critical condition, according to CBC.
Police spokesperson Constable Jason Michalyshen told reporters that one of the injured men later died from his injuries, the news outlet reported.
The two women remain in critical condition, according to CTV.
“We’re dealing with something very, very serious,” Michalyshen said.
Police said the victims’ identities are still being confirmed, and officials are in the process of notifying their families, The Free Press of Winnipeg reported.
“We are very hopeful that we can, at the very least, move this investigation forward as quickly as possible …