July 8, 2020 Media Release

Homicide – Arrest: C20-157671

The deceased has been identified as Adam Douglas MONKMAN, a 44-year-old male of Winnipeg.

On July 7, 2020, Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit arrested  Charles Wilfred THOMPSON, a 34-year-old male. He has been charged with;

- Second Degree Murder

He was detained in custody.

As previously released:

On July 6, 2020, at approximately 6:00 pm Winnipeg Police responded to the 400 block of Maryland Street for the report of an assault.

Responding officers located an unresponsive adult male with multiple injuries from an apparent assault.

A 44-year-old male of Winnipeg, Manitoba, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Homicide Unit is investigating.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


Aggravated Assault – Investigation: C20-159028

On July 7, 2020, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Winnipeg Police General Patrol units responded to the 600 block of Balmoral Street for a report of a male being assaulted by a group of people.

Officers located a 28-year-old male suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was transported to hospital in unstable condition and was subsequently upgraded to stable.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).


Shooting – Investigation: C20-159069

On July 7, 2020, at approximately 11:35 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to the area of Maryland Street and Wellington Avenue for a report of a person who had been shot.

Officers located a 48-year-old male in the street suffering from a severe gunshot wound. He was transported to hospital in critical condition and has since been upgraded to stable.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).



Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Office: 204-986-3061
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca