Machete-wielding suspect charged
The robbery happened at a commercial business at Burrows Avenue and Keewatin Street on Nov. 20.
Police were dispatched to the area of Burrows Avenue and Keewatin Street for the report of a commercial robbery on Nov. 20.
A suspect, armed with a machete, confronted security officers, at which point an officer shot the suspect.
An injured officer was treated in hospital and police said the suspect is in stable condition. He has been identified as Kim Curtis Lazaruk, 36.
Lazaruk has been charged with robbery and possession of a weapon for his alleged involvement in the incident.
The Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-8477.