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West Broadway shooting becomes homicide investigation after victim, 29, dies in hospital

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A Monday afternoon shooting in West Broadway has turned into a homicide investigation, police said, as the victim died in hospital – Jun 15, 2021

A Monday afternoon shooting in West Broadway has turned into a homicide investigation, police said, as the victim died in hospital.

Police said they were called to the intersection of Young Street and Balmoral Street around 3:45 p.m., where they found the 29-year-old victim, who has been identified as Kyle Anthony Braithwaite.

Braithwaite was taken to hospital but later pronounced dead.

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The shooting happened near Balmoral Hall School, which went into lockdown as a precautionary measure. The lockdown ended around 4:30 p.m.

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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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