Winnipeg Police make arrest in the murder Owen Russell Smith

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Winnipeg Police Homicide investigators have made an arrest in the murder Owen Russell Smith who was shot on August 4, 2020, in the 400 block of Selkirk Avenue.

On August 28, detectives arrested Albert Sam CAMPEAU, 38, of Winnipeg. He was charged with Second Degree Murder and detained in custody.

As previously released:

On August 4, 2020, at 8:10 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a male shot in the 400 block of Selkirk Avenue. Responding officers located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced deceased.

Suspect arrested by Police
(File Photo) Suspect arrested by Police


The victim has now been identified as Owen Russell Smith, 29.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Investigators believe that additional witnesses were in the area at the time but have not yet been interviewed. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Homicide – Arrest: C20-183505

Winnipeg Police Service

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