Man wanted in Winnipeg hotel bar homicide arrested, police say

A man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting at a downtown Winnipeg hotel bar has been caught, police say.

Ryan Mitchell Spence, 39, was shot inside the bar at a hotel in the 300 block Smith Street hotel just after midnight May 1.

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He was taken to hospital in critical condition where he later died, police previously said.

Police issued a second-degree arrest warrant for 31-year-old Christopher Curtis Bone May 12, and asked for the public’s help tracking him down.

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They warned Bone was considered armed and dangerous.

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On Wednesday police said Bone was arrested at a home in the 400 block of Sargent Avenue around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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Bone is charged with second-degree murder, possession of a firearm contrary to a prohibition order, and possession of methamphetamine.

He remains in police custody.

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