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Serious assault on Notre Dame Avenue becomes Winnipeg’s 20th homicide of 2019: police

The crime scene Sunday morning near Notre Dame Avenue and Arlington Street. Julie Campbell / Global News

One man is dead after an early morning assault on Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg police say.

The man was located injured by Winnipeg police officers near the intersection of Notre Dame and Arlington Street after 4:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Police say an assault took place with a weapon and that the victim was rushed to hospital in critical condition.

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Winnipeg police gave word just after 4 p.m. that the man had died from his injuries.

The Winnipeg Police Service’s homicide unit has taken over the investigation.

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This marks Winnipeg’s 20th homicide of 2019.

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