February 8, 2021 Media Release

Homicide – Arrest: C20-88966

As previously released on April 25, 2020:

On April 24, 2020, at approximately 12:45 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the 700 block of Victor Street after an injured male had been found inside a residence.

Officers located the male who was transported to hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced deceased and identified as Noah Soloman Nigussie, a 23-year-old male of Winnipeg.

Members of the Homicide Unit continued with the investigation.

Update:

On February 5, 2021, investigators placed a male suspect under arrest.

It is believed that the suspect and victim, known to each other, had been involved in a dispute at the residence, which escalated and the victim was shot.

Royce Anthony James Boyle, a 24-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Second Degree Murder

He was detained in custody.


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