Crime is on the rise in Canada for the last couple of years in a row. Unfortunately, Winnipeg is not an exception and various crimes occur in the city every day. Vandalism, car theft, drug trafficking, murder, and home invasions, sometimes it can lead to a deadly outcome.
Winnipeg police confirmed on Monday that a 17-year-old is dead following a violent home invasion on Sunday night. Responding police shot the 29-year-old suspect, who remains in critical condition.
Police said they were called to a home in the 700 block of McGee Street around 9 p.m. Sunday, March 3rd after being told a break-and-enter was in progress while a 17-year-old boy was home alone with his grandmother.
When police arrived minutes later, they found a man, 29, attacking 17-year-old Jaime Adao with a weapon. In order to stop the attack, police had to shoot the man.
The wounded criminal was delivered to a hospital in critical condition, where doctors were fighting for his life. As of now, there is no information about his condition, the police officers are still working on the scene, the investigation continues.
With crime and drug trafficking growing problems in Winnipeg, city authorities promise to dedicate more funds and manpower to fight and overcome such issues. All of the recent statistics and police reports show that drugs of any kind are a big and constantly growing problem in Canada.
Please visit a link below to see how a Winnipegger urges to take action on the city`s drug problem:
Even though local police, provincial and government agencies put up a fight, work hard, dedicate a lot of manpower and recourses to fight the drug trafficking crime in our country, it is just not enough! Some big changes need to be done on a national level to change this and make our society safe for all of us, especially our children and young teenagers.