Shooting in Winnipeg Results in Two Deaths

Winnipeg Police

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Police are dealing with a number of serious crimes. Two men were shot and killed in the city on February 6, 2019.

Winnipeg Police report that at approximately 1:30 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a shooting at a restaurant located in the 100 block of Main St. Two adult males were located at the premise suffering from serious gunshot wounds. The males were transported to the hospital in serious condition by Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services.

Both males died as a result of their injuries.

The investigation has determined the deceased males died as a result of simultaneous gunshots to each other. Both handguns have been recovered. A staff member of the restaurant sustained a non-life-threatening firearm-related injury during the incident. She was conveyed to the hospital where she was treated and released.

The deceased males have been identified as:

– Anthony Brian CROMASTEY, 30
– Rodney Albert KIRTON, 25

Directly after the shooting, a third male at the scene assaulted Kirton. He has been charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm. He is identified as:

– Braedon Lee GORDON, 18

Gordon has been detained in custody.

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