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Shooting suspects arrested after vehicle chase, collision

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Three suspects are in police custody after a weekend shooting. Officers chased down all three when a Dodge Caravan crashed in an attempt to flee the scene early this morning.

Just after 3 a.m. officers responded to a series of shots fire in the area of Broadway and Young Street.

They found two injured men outside a home. A 21-year-old had been shot. His injuries were non-life-threatening. Another man, 35, had been hit with bear spray.

Officers saw a Dodge Caravan speed off from the core area address.

They chased it across the Assiniboine River into River Heights where the Dodge crashed near the corner of Academy Road and Centennial Street. Three suspects bailed and took off on foot, with officers at their heels until they ran them down.

Police said they’d provide further details as they become available.

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