APTN National News
A 28 year-old man is in stable condition in hospital after being shot by an RCMP officer this weekend in Manitoba.
The incident happened in the early morning hours Saturday. RCMP responded to a call of an assault on the Long Plain First Nation near Portage La Prairie.
A man armed with a baseball bat allegedly threatened the RCMP officer responding to the call.
Regina police have been called in to investigate the shooting, which is standard procedure after the discharge of a police weapon.
The incident occurred after a fight broke out following a drinking party.