Police incident shuts down Main Street
Published Thursday, May 16, 2019 5:40PM CST
Last Updated Friday, May 17, 2019 7:19AM CST
A heavy police presence in the Winnipeg’s North End blocked traffic on a busy winnipeg street Thursday evening.
Police said they were called to the area of Main Street and Bannerman Avenue for a report of a person with a firearm just before 6 p.m.
At least five police cruisers and an armoured vehicle were on the scene.
One officer could be seen with a long gun pointed towards a building in the area.
Thursday night, police said the call was resolved safely and without incident.
They could not say whether any gun was recovered or if anyone was arrested.
North and southbound traffic on Main Street was blocked off, causing delays.
The street reopened at around 8 p.m.