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Man stable after North End shooting

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A man is in hospital after being shot early today while looking to buy drugs, police said.

Winnipeg police spokesman Eric Hofley said a 21-year-old man was rushed to hospital in unstable condition, after being shot in the lower body.

He was later upgraded to stable.

Hofley said the man was in the area of McGregor Street and Mountain Avenue, at about 1:30 a.m., when he was confronted by two men he didn’t know.

Hofley said the man was shot by one of the men.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6219 or CrimeStoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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