Winnipeg Police Service responded to the 600 block of Mulvey Avenue for the report of a male who had been shot.
On arrival police located Damion Wayne Skrumeda, 46, in an apartment building suffering from a gunshot wound, and was pronounced deceased.
During the investigation police located “A suspicious item believed to be an improvised explosive device (IED). The building was evacuated, and members of the Bomb Unit were notified and attended the scene. After further assessing the IED, it was determined to be live and presented a public safety risk.”
The IED was safely disrupted, and no injuries occurred.
Update: On September 19th Members of the Homicide Unit announced that the following arrest warrants for Second Degree Murder have been issued:
Randy Blake FLETT, 25, originally from The Pas, was last known to reside in Winnipeg. He is described as 6’5” tall and approximately 250 lbs.
And Jerrin MACINTYRE, 28, of Winnipeg. He is described as 5’9” tall and approximately 135 lbs.
The suspects are considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.
Update On October 2, 2023, at approximately 12:00 a.m., a Traffic Division member observed a confirmed stolen vehicle driving while patrolling in the area of Princess Street/Pacific Avenue. As police approached, the vehicle pulled over, the driver attempted to flee. The officer arrested the man in relation to the stolen vehicle. He has been identified as Randy Blake FLETT, 25, who had an outstanding warrant for Second Degree Murder. He had been turned over to the Homicide Unit.
Investigators continue to search for Jerrin MACINTYRE.
Update On Oct. 9, just before midnight, MacIntyre was located on Flora Avenue, off McKenzie Street.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation or the whereabouts of the suspects, please contact the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS, 911 or online at winnipegcrimestoppers.org