In the early hours of Sunday morning, within the confines of Winnipeg city, a chilling occurrence unfolded, marking the grim tally of the 23rd homicide for the year. The Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) detailed that it was approximately 12:45 a.m. when the call came through. Responding swiftly, officers rushed to the scene on the 500 block of Mountain Avenue, following a distressing report of a man shot and in dire condition.
Upon their arrival, the officers were confronted with a horrifying sight. A 23-year-old man, found at the scene, was struggling against the creeping cold of a gunshot wound. With urgency, he was transported to the hospital under critical condition. Despite the tireless efforts of the medical team, he succumbed to the nefarious injuries that had been inflicted upon him.
In light of these grave circumstances, the case has been diligently assumed by the specialized personnel of the WPS Homicide Unit. As of now, the perpetrators of this heinous crime remain at large as no arrests have been made.
The Winnipeg Police Service extends an earnest plea to the public in aid of this ongoing investigation. Those who might hold trivial or substantial information about this tragic incident are strongly encouraged to come forward. To share any information, one can reach out to the police at 204-986-6508. Alternatively, the community can assist anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS.