Fourth and Fifth Winnipeg Homicides in 2019, Two Men Shot and Killed at Johnny G’s – Victims identified

Two men were shot at the Johnny G’s restaurant location on Main Street in Winnipeg after midnight Wednesday. They later died in hospital.

This is the fourth and fifth homicide in Winnipeg in 2019. In 2018 there were 22 homicide in Winnipeg versus 21 in 2017.

Update February 8th
Winnipeg police have released the identity of the two victims in the February 6th homicide as Anthony Brian Cromastey, 30, and Rodney Albert Kirton, 25.
Police have revealed that the deceased males died as a result of simultaneous gunshots to each other. Both handguns have been recovered. 

Waterloo Regional police investigating a homicide in Cambridge.

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Waterloo Regional Police were called to the Surrey Gardens townhouse complex at 241 Southwood Drive on January 31st at approximately 6:25am on report of an injured male.

Police arrived to find a male victim in distress. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Const. Andre Johnson said “Initial reports from witnesses have stated that they had heard gunshots earlier this morning,”

Anyone with information is asked to call police 519-570-9777 ext. 8666

44-year-old Cece Luppino shot to death in Hamilton’s first homicide of 2019

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Hamilton police responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting at 56 Mountain Brow Blvd, on January 30th at approximately 5:55pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 44-year-old Cece Luppino suffering from a fatal gunshot wound.

Police are looking for a suspect described as male, black, average or athletic build, wearing a black waist-length winter coat black pants, black boots, black toque, and grey shirt. The suspect was seen walking through the neighbouring property at 52 Mountain Brow Blvd, and into the victim’s open garage. After the shooting the victim fled southbound on Rendell Blvd.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Doug Jonovich at 905-546-4863.

This is the first Hamilton Homicide of 2019. Last year’s list is available here.

Missing girl found dead under a home in Salluit Quebec

Oqubec police are investigating after the body of a girl was found deceased under a home on January 27th.

Police said they were notified of the missing girl at approximately 3:30am on January 27th by the victim’s family member. The victims identity and age have not been released. Police have only referred to her as a minor.

Cause of death has not been released and the investigation is ongoing.

*Salluit is the second northernmost Inuit community in Quebec, Canada, located on Sugluk Inlet close to the Hudson Strait and was formerly known as Sugluk.