Police Charge Suspect After Man Dies in Shooting with Homemade Gun

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Winnipeg police have upgraded charges against a Winnipeg man after a homemade gun was fired at a Burrows Avenue home on January 7.

Police say the victim suffered a serious gunshot wound to the upper body and was taken to hospital in critical condition. He succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday and has been identified as Dexter Cortavista Dejarisco, 31.

Police have charged Benny Lance Hansen, 34, with second-degree murder, in addition to the weapons charges already laid against him.

Hansen remains in custody.


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