Members of the Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit are busy working a Point Douglas stabbing that claimed a twenty-nine year old man’s life.
On July 27, 2017 at 7:45 p.m., emergency response personnel were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Euclid Avenue regarding the report of an injured man.
On arrival, police located a 29-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman who had been stabbed.
The victims were rushed to hospital in critical condition.
Police indicate the woman survived the attack and has since been upgraded to stable condition, however, the man succumbed to his injuries.
Police have not identified the victim in this case.
This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
The man killed in this attack is the 16th reported homicide victim of 2017.
This is the third homicide recorded in the month of July.
All but the last two reported homicides have been solved – solvency rate = 87.5%.
At this time last year, the City recorded 17 homicides.
2017 Homicide Stats
Manner of Death
- Shooting – 6
- Stabbing – 6
- Blunt Force Trauma – 2
- Not Released – 2
- Male – 12
- Female – 4