Thursday, January 5, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service


Winnipeg Police Service


Thursday, January 5, 2017

Homicide Update – Arrest: C17-2092
On January 3, 2017, at approximately 9:55 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to reports of gunshots heard in the vicinity of Thames Avenue and Watt Street.

Responding officers located an adult male lying in the roadway. Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service transported the victim to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Tyler Kirton, 25-years-old, of Winnipeg.

On January 4, 2017 Homicide investigators arrested and charged a 16-year-old youth suspect in relation to this incident.    

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

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