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Winnipeg police ID 48-year-old Kennedy Street shooting victim

A Winnipeg police cruiser. Elisha Dacey/Global News

Winnipeg police are investigating a homicide after they were called to a shooting in the 300 block of Kennedy Street just after midnight Thursday.

Police said they found a man lying outside with serious injuries from a shooting. He was taken to hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

The victim of Winnipeg’s 13th homicide of 2021 has been identified as 48-year-old Marlon Jose Chamorro-Gonzales.

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While police were investigating the scene, a 47-year-old man approached them and told them he had been stabbed — in an incident unrelated to the shooting.

The man was taken to hospital in unstable condition, later upgraded to stable, but has not been able to give police any details of what happened.

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The homicide investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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