Month: July 2016

Constable Rob Carver (CTV News)
LOCAL NEWS

Police Investigating North End Killing

Police are investigating the seventeenth (17th) homicide of the year in Winnipeg. On July 28, 2016, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Winnipeg Police General Patrol units and the Tactical Support Team responded to the area of the 100 block of Bannerman Avenue regarding the report of shots fired. Police subsequently located […]

Suspect Photo (WPS Handout)
LOCAL NEWS

Police Seek to Identify Second Suspect in Downtown Killing

On Thursday, July 28, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a media release seeking the public’s assistance identifying a second suspect in the downtown murder of Cyril Quentin Weenusk (26) of Oxford House, Manitoba. Police investigators believe the victim had an altercation with a group of people in the area […]

Front Page - Winnipeg Free Press
POLICE USE OF FORCE

Freep Swipe at US Law Enforcement Demonstrates Ignorance of Deadly Force Encounters

The front page of the Winnipeg Free Press recently illustrated the profound lack of understanding main stream media has regarding deadly force encounters with Law Enforcement. On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service received a number of 911 calls reporting a female in traffic, wearing a mask and pointing […]

Crime Scene Investigators Discuss Evidence Retrieval (Photo JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS

Police Make Arrest in Downtown Killing

The Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit has made an arrest in another senseless downtown murder. On July 5, 2016, at approximately 3:50 am, emergency personnel responded to the area of Portage Avenue and Donald Street regarding a report of an injured man. The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition […]

Police Calling Austin Street Fire Deaths Homicide
LOCAL NEWS

Police Calling Austin Street Fire Deaths Homicide

The Winnipeg Police Service is calling two tragic deaths homicide. On July 7, 2016 at approximately 1:40 am, emergency services personnel were dispatched to the 100 block of Austin Street North regarding a working fire in a multi-family dwelling. Police report several people were transported to hospital as a result […]

Police ID Homicide Victim – Father of Four Killed in Random Attack
LOCAL NEWS

Police ID Homicide Victim – Father of Four Killed in Random Attack

Police have identified the victim of a brutal downtown killing. On July 5, 2016, at approximately 3:50 am, emergency personnel responded to the area of Portage Avenue and Donald Street regarding a report of an injured man. The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition and later died of his […]

Downtown Crime Scene Tells Troubling Story – City Records Homicide #14
LOCAL NEWS

Downtown Crime Scene Tells Troubling Story – City Records Homicide #14

  An early morning homicide is sure to spark the debate regarding downtown safety. On July 5, 2016 at approximately 3:50 am, emergency personnel responded to the area of Portage Avenue and Donald Street regarding a report of an injured individual. The victim was located and transported to hospital but later died from […]