Man dead in Winnipeg's 26th homicide of the year
Selkirk Avenue was closed between McGregor and Salter Streets after Winnipeg police respond to a serious incident Tuesday morning. (CTV News Photo/Jamie Dowsett)
WINNIPEG -- Winnipeg police officers are investigating the city’s 26th homicide of 2020.
Police were called to a shooting in the 400 block of Selkirk Avenue at around 8:10 a.m. on Tuesday.
Upon arrival at the scene, officers found a man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced dead.
The man’s name has not been released.
CTV News Winnipeg previously reported officers responded to a serious incident in Winnipeg’s North End. Police closed a section of Selkirk Avenue on Tuesday, but it has since reopened.
The homicide unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers.
The record number of homicides in one year in Winnipeg was set in 2019 when the city saw 44 homicides.