Police ID 29-year-old man as Winnipeg’s 26th homicide victim of 2020

By | August 6, 2020

The Winnipeg Police Service has identified Winnipeg’s 26th homicide victim of 2020.

Owen Russell Smith, 29, was found with a fatal gunshot wound on Selkirk Avenue, near Salter Street, by police Tuesday morning.

Paramedics rushed Smith to hospital in critical condition, but he was pronounced dead upon arrival, police say.

Members of the homicide unit are still investigating, and investigators believe there were more witnesses in the area at the time but have not been interviewed yet.

Anyone who may have information that could help investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.

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