Canada Winnipeg police respond to 14 gun calls in 24 hours on weekend
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The Winnipeg Police Service was dealing with an exceptionally busy 24-hour period on the weekend.
Police say from Saturday morning until Sunday morning they had 14 reports of gunfire and multiple stabbing calls to attend.
It started on Saturday at 10:55 a.m., with a woman stabbed on Pacific Avenue, police say. She was taken to hospital in critical condition but has since been stabilized.
A female was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, officers say.
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At 3:15 p.m., officers responded to a report of gunshots on Bannatyne Avenue. The WPS Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate this incident.
At 8:20 p.m., officers responded to the area of Sargent Avenue and Furby Street for a male that had been shot. The victim is recovering in hospital, and the Major Crimes Unit is continuing with the investigation.
Montreal cellphone tower damaged in apparent arson
This is at least the fifth incident this month involving a fire set at a cellphone tower in Quebec, with two previous incidents each reported in Laval and the Laurentians.Montreal police spokesperson Const. Jean-Pierre Brabant said firefighters were called to the scene on Carillon Street near Notre-Dame, in the St-Henri neighbourhood of Montreal's Sud-Ouest borough, at around 3:45 a.m. on Monday.
At 9:55 p.m, officers responded to a report of gunshots on Dufferin Avenue. The WPS Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate this incident.
An hour later at 10:55 p.m., officers responded to a report of a male spotted with a gun on Sutton Avenue. This investigation is ongoing.
At 11:20 p.m., officers responded to a male that had been stabbed in the 500 block of Portage Avenue. The victim is recovering in hospital, and the Major Crimes Unit is continuing with the investigation.
Sunday at 1:45 a.m., officers responded to a male that had been stabbed on Mountain Avenue. The victim is recovering in hospital. One male was detained.
On Sunday at 1:50 a.m., officers responded to a male that had been stabbed on Logan Avenue. The victim is recovering in hospital, and the investigation into this incident is ongoing.
United States: UN chief calls for investigation into police violence .
“We have seen cases of police violence in the past few days. All cases must be investigated, "he also said © Wong Maye-E / AP / SIPA A police officer in New York this Sunday WORLD -" We have seen in recent days of police violence. All cases must be investigated, "he also said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres believes that if protests are to take place peacefully, police violence must be investigated in the United States as in any other country, his spokesman reported on Monday.