June 14, 2021 Media Release

Homicide – Public Assistance: C21-118058

Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a female who may have relevant information regarding the murder of Stuart Bruce Fritzley that occurred on May 25, 2021.

She is described as Indigenous, early to mid-20s, wearing a black jacket and dark jeans. She was last seen May 25, in the early morning hours between 6 and 7 a.m. in the area of Manitoba Avenue between Sinclair Street and Arlington Street. Anyone who can assist in identifying this woman or who may have relevant information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

As previously released:

On May 25, 2021, at 6:00 a.m., North District officers responded to the 800 block of Magnus Avenue for the report of a seriously injured male.

Upon arrival, police administered emergency first-aid to an adult male victim who was subsequently transported to hospital by ambulance in critical condition.

The victim later succumbed to his injuries, and his death is confirmed to be a homicide. The victim in this homicide has been identified as Stuart Bruce FRITZLEY, 35, of Winnipeg.

Shooting – Investigation: C21-137199

On June 14, 2021, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a shooting near the intersection of Young Street and Balmoral Street. A victim of a gunshot wound was transported to hospital. No further information regarding the identity of the victim or their condition is available.
As a precautionary measure, Balmoral Hall School went into lockdown for a short period. No students or staff were injured. The lockdown ended at approximately 4:30 p.m.
No additional information is available at this time.

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