Man Dies Following St. Vital Shooting

Winnipeg Police CrestOne man has died following a double shooting in St. Vital early Sunday morning.

Winnipeg police were called to the area of St. Mary’s Road and Essex Avenue just before 4 a.m. where they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital in critical condition where he later died. A 27-year-old man is currently listed in stable condition.

The investigation into the shooting is in its early stages. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

UPDATE: Monday, September 30 — The deceased has been identified as Justin Stewart Latinecz.