Winnipeg police have launched a homicide investigation after a man was fatally shot in the early hours of Wednesday morning in the city’s North End.
Emergency personnel responded to the area of Flora Avenue and McKenzie Street at approximately 1:40 a.m., after receiving calls reporting the sound of a gunshot, police said during a press conference Thursday morning.
When they arrived, officers found an injured adult male on the street.
The victim, a 35-year-old male, was taken to hospital in critical condition but he died a short time later.
Several police cars were outside a home in the area Thursday morning.
The homicide is the 10th in the city in 2018.
Police are seeking any details on where the victim was and who he was with prior to the shooting. Anyone with information that could assist officers is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.
Published at Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:19:04 -0400