Teen dead after assault behind Salter Street convenience store

Winnipeg police say a teen died after being assaulted behind a local store.

Police said they were called to the 100 block of Salter Street at about 1:10 a.m. Wednesday and found two injured males behind a convenience store.

The pair, one 17 and the other 30, were injured and taken to hospital. However, police said the 17-year-old boy later died from his injuries.

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The 30-year-old man is in stable condition.

The teen’s death is the city’s 23rd homicide of 2021.

The homicide unit is investigating. Anyone with information should call  204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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