Man Dies After Shooting Outside Downtown Club

Opera Ultralounge Shooting
Winnipeg police tape off Opera Ultralounge after a deadly shooting on Sunday, May 4, 2014. (SHAUN McLEOD PHOTO)
Opera Ultralounge
Opera Ultralounge, 441 Main Street (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

Winnipeg police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot outside of a downtown bar.

The shooting occurred at around 2 a.m. Sunday in the area of Bannatyne Avenue and Main Street outside of Opera Ultralounge.

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Police say a group of men were involved in a confrontation before the shooting occurred.

Police believe it’s possible other victims were also involved.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

UPDATE: Monday, May 5 — Police have identified the victim as 23-year-old Rustom Vito Paclipan of Winnipeg. Police say two more men, aged 18 and 24, also received non-life-threatening injuries during the incident.


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