August 6, 2020 Media Release

 

Stabbing- Investigation: C20-184878

On August 5, 2020, at approximately 10:10 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a stabbing in the 600 block of Ellice Avenue. Responding officers located an adult male who had been stabbed. He was transported to hospital, where he remains in critical condition. Two adult suspects are in Police custody.

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).


Homicide – Investigation: C20-183505

As previously released:
On August 4, 2020, at 8:10 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a male shot in the 400 block of Selkirk Avenue. Responding officers located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced deceased.

Update:
 
The victim has now been identified as Owen Russell Smith, 29.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Investigators believe that additional witnesses were in the area at the time but have not yet been interviewed. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477)