The homicide unit is investigating following a shooting early Monday morning that claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy and sent a second youth to hospital.

Officers responded to the 200 block of Amherst Street, just north of Portage Avenue, around 1 a.m. yesterday, where they located two youths who had been shot. 

A 17-year-old was transported to hospital in unstable condition and later upgraded to stable condition.

Police say a 15-year-old was also transported to hospital in critical condition, where he died of his injuries. 

There is no word on a suspect or a motive at this time. 

Anyone with information about this shooting-related homicide is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS(8477).