Police issue Canada-wide warrant for Winnipeg man after homicide on Elgin Avenue

Winnipeg police cruiser. Photo by Northern Plains Freelancer.

Winnipeg police have issued a Canada-wide warrant for a man wanted in connection with a homicide at a residence on Elgin Avenue.

On Tuesday, at approximately 12:05 a.m., police responded to a report of an injured male at a home in the 500 block of Elgin Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers located an unconscious man with significant injuries and began performing CPR on him.

The man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

In a news release Friday morning, police identified the victim as Travis Joel Johnson, 37.

Members of the Homicide Unit continued with the investigation and have obtained a Canada-wide warrant for the arrest of Dylan James Mousseau, 22, of Winnipeg, for second-degree murder.

Mousseau is described as Indigenous in appearance, 6’3” in height, approximately 148 lbs in weight and has a thin build. He has brown eyes and is believed to have short black hair. He is also known to have animal paw tattoos on both hands.

The public is cautioned not to approach Mosseau.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911. People with additional information that may assist investigators can call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).