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LANGSIDE MURDER – Shots Fired Turn into Homicide #4

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Winnipeg Police PIO (Public Information Officer) Constable Eric Hofley confirmed Homicide Investigators are working 2013 Murder Case #4 after Police responded to a call reporting shots fired in the 500 block of Langside Street shortly after 4:00 pm on Tuesday.

When Police arrived at the scene they located an adult male and female, both suffering from gun shot wounds.  Paramedics attended the scene and transported both victims to the Hospital in critical condition.  The male has since succumbed to his injuries while the female is listed in stable condition.

The male victim has been identified as Nigel Dixon-20 years of Winnipeg.

Police did not release the female victims age or identity.

Hofley further indicated the Police have no information to suggest the incident was gang related and stressed the victim was not known to Police.

The investigation is in the early stages and is ongoing.  Anyone who has any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Homicide Unit detectives at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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