July 5, 2021 Media Release

Homicide – Arrest: C21-154679

As previously released:

On July 4, 2021, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to reports of an assault at an apartment block located in the 300 block of Assiniboine Avenue. A male victim was transported to hospital in critical condition, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The victim has been identified as Jaden Charles John Oman, a 17-year-old male.


Members of the Homicide Unit continued with the investigation. It is believed that the victim and a male acquittance were involved in an argument that escalated to an assault. The acquittance was taken into custody by responding officers soon after.

Samuel David Hastings, a 19-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