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Winnipeg police name victims in two homicides

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During a press conference on Monday, Winnipeg police named Brian Robert Scibak, 61, as the victim of a suspicious Jan. 20 house fire, and the death is being treated as a homicide – Jan 24, 2022

Winnipeg police have named the victims in two recent homicides — a shooting Sunday morning, and a suspicious Jan. 20 fire that killed a man and a dog.

Police said they were called to the 400 block of Young Street just after 8:45 Sunday morning, where they found a seriously injured man who had been shot.

The man, 28-year-old Dustin Curtis Kyle Gibbs, was rushed to hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

Homicide investigators continue to investigate.

Winnipeg police at the scene of the Young Street shooting. Global News / Matt Purchase

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The fire, previously reported, led to the discovery of a dead body at a William Avenue West bungalow after the blaze was extinguished. A dog was also found dead on-scene.

Police said Monday that the victim was Brian Robert Scibak, 61, and the death is being treated as a homicide.

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

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