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Austin Street stabbing victim dies

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Winnipeg police are investigating an assault  incident, taping off a large two-and-a-half-storey duplex on Austin Street North at  Lorne Avenue.

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Winnipeg police are investigating an assault incident, taping off a large two-and-a-half-storey duplex on Austin Street North at Lorne Avenue. Photo Store

A man has died from injuries he sustained in a stabbing early Monday morning in the North Point Douglas area, Winnipeg police say.

The assault occurred in the 200 block of Austin Street North.

Officers responded to the call about 5:15 a.m.

Police are not identifying the man, as his family is still being notified.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Winnipeg Police Service homicide unit. Anyone with information regarding this incident or the identity of suspects is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

 

History

Updated on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 9:56 AM CDT: Adds photo

10:47 AM: Updated with condition of victim.

2:43 PM: Updated with death of victim.

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