Monday, November 16, 2015

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Monday, November 16, 2015

Update – Homicide Investigation Arrests – C15-239789
As previously released, on November 14, 2015, shortly before 12:30 a.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to the 400 block of Stradbrook Avenue for the report of a male having been shot.
An adult male was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body.  He was transported to hospital in critical condition where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The victim has been identified as Paul Joseph THORNE, 36 years of Winnipeg.
The investigation has revealed that the victim in the company of two others attended to the rear of a business located on Stradbrook Avenue for a pre-arranged meeting where criminal activity is suspected.
The victim and his associates met up with two males at which time a dispute erupted. A gun was produced by one of the suspects at which time it was discharged in the direction of the victim.
The suspects fled and the victim was driven to the hospital by his associates.
Members of the Homicide Unit continued to investigate.  
As a result of the investigation, two male suspects were identified.
On November 15, 2015, Devvin James WORTHINGTON, 23-years-old and Christian Abraham BOYD, 24-years-old was arrested and charged with the following due to their alleged involvement:

Second Degree Murder

Several breaches and firearm related offences   

Both males were remanded into custody.


For further information contact either:
 Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
 Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer
 Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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