Stabbing near Health Sciences Centre turns into city’s 33rd homicide

A man is dead after being stabbed near Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg last week.

Zachary Paul Rae, 18, got into an altercation in front of a house on Kate Street, near William Avenue, around 9:10 p.m. on Sept. 23, police said. The other person was someone Rae did not know, police said.

The other person pulled out a knife and stabbed Rae, police said.

Emergency crews were called around 9:20 p.m. and rushed Rae to hospital in critical condition. He died two days later, on Sept. 25.

Police identified Zachary Paul Rae, 18, as the victim of a stabbing near the Health Sciences Centre on Sept. 23. Rae died from his injuries two days later. (Trevor Brine/CBC)

Rae’s death is the city’s 33rd homicide of the year.

The homicide unit is investigating and anyone with information is asked to contact police at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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