Winnipeg police investigating homicide after man found dead on Dufferin Avenue

Winnipeg police were still at the scene of the city’s latest homicide on Thursday. Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer.

Winnipeg police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot and killed at a home in the city’s North End.

On Wednesday, at approximately 9:10 p.m., police responded to a residence in the 700 block of Dufferin Avenue for a report of suspicious circumstances.

Upon arrival, officers located a deceased man who appeared to have been shot.

A post-mortem examination determined the cause of death to be a homicide.

The victim has been identified as Dustin Cree Baker, a 21-years-old.

His death is Winnipeg’s 41st homicide of 2019.

Police are looking for surveillance footage from nearby businesses and to speak with any witnesses.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).