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Toronto man Winnipeg’s latest homicide victim, arrest made in previous slaying: police

Winnipeg police are expected to release information about the city's latest homicide Monday. Shane Gibson/Global News

Winnipeg police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 29-year-old man who was gunned down in the North End.

Owen Russell Smith was found in the 400-block of Selkirk Ave. around 8:10 a.m. on Aug. 4 with an apparent gunshot wound.

Smith was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Officers arrested 38-year-old Albert Sam Campeau on Friday.

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He was charged with second-degree murder and remains behind bars.

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Investigators are also looking into another homicide after a 21-year-old Toronto man died of gunshot wounds.

Around 8:45 p.m. on Aug. 26, officers were called to the 800-block of Aberdeen Ave. for a report of shots fired.

Police found Mohammed Yonis Ali seriously wounded, and had him rushed to hospital in critical condition.

Officers say Ali succumbed to his injuries two days later, and they’re now investigating the case as a homicide.

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His killing is Winnipeg’s 30th of the year to date.

Anyone with information that may help homicide investigators is asked to contact police at 204-986-6508 or call Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.

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