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Man dies from gunshot wounds, Winnipeg’s 26th homicide of year

Last Updated Aug 6, 2020 at 12:06 pm CDT

The shooting occurred on Selkirk Avenue near Salter Street around 8:10 a.m. (CITYNEWS)

WINNIPEG (CITYNEWS) – Winnipeg police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the city’s North End Tuesday morning.

The shooting occurred on Selkirk Avenue near Salter Street around 8:10 a.m.

Responding officers found the victim–who has since been identified as Owen Russell Smith, 29–in critical condition suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The man was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police closed off several blocks of Selkirk near the crime scene – between Salter and McGregor Street – throughout the day Tuesday.

It is Winnipeg’s 26th homicide of the year.