UPDATE: Winnipeg Police Asking Assistance to Solve Homicide of Edmonton Male

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On November 26, 2016, at approximately 3:00 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service received reports of gunshots being heard in the area of Donald Street and Stradbrook Avenue. Responding officers discovered two males suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Both males were transported to hospital in critical condition.

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A 32-year-old male did not survive his injuries. The deceased has been identified as Theodoros BELAYNEH. He was a resident of Edmonton, Alberta.

The second victim, an adult male, has been upgraded to stable condition.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit.

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It has since been determined that the victim, Theodoros BELAYNEH was coming from the Reset Interactive Ultralounge located at 1931 Pembina Highway, prior to being shot. He attended there with friends to watch a HIP HOP concert, where the main event was ACE HOOD.

Members of the Homicide Unit are requesting anyone who attended the concert and took photos/video while inside or in the parking lot, before or after the event, to contact investigators as soon as possible. Members of the Winnipeg Police Service wish to access any imagery of individuals or crowds during this time frame in attempt to identify anyone associating with BELAYNEH that night.

Please note that anonymity will be respected. Anyone with photos or additional information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508.

Police File C16-247965

Winnipeg Police Service


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