Weekend Attack Leaves One Man Dead: Winnipeg Police – Winnipeg | The Canadian News

Winnipeg police are investigating a weekend homicide in the north end of the city.

The force says its officers were dispatched to Burrows Avenue and Aikins Street shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday after receiving a report that a man had been assaulted.

The police provided emergency first aid. Later, the victim was transferred to the hospital where he was declared deceased.

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Winnipeg police have not provided any identifying information other than saying he was an adult male.

A Global News reporter on the scene early Sunday afternoon saw multiple police signs around a gray SUV parked in the middle of the street with a Domino’s Pizza marker on the roof.

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Winnipeg police say a man died after a reported assault in the Burrows Avenue and Aikins Street area early Sunday morning.

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Several police units were at the scene, along with a forensic police van.

At that time, police blocked Burrows Avenue between Salter Street and Charles Street.

Anyone with information should contact the homicide unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

This death is Winnipeg’s 35th homicide since the beginning of the year.

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