Homicide – Arrest: C24-92003

Released: May 8, 2024 at 9:12 a.m.


On May 6, 2024, at approximately 11:55 p.m., North District officers were patrolling near McGregor Street and Magnus Avenue when a pick-up truck made an evasive turn in front of them.  Police followed the vehicle to Burrows and Parr, where a male exited the vehicle and began running. He was quickly apprehended nearby, where he was identified as a suspect in the homicide of Bill Brian DUCK on April 26. 

50-year-old Adam Joseph MORRISSETTE of Winnipeg was arrested on the strength of a warrant for Second Degree Murder.  MORRISSETTE had a small amount of drugs on his person, and the vehicle was determined to be stolen. 

MORRISSETTE has been charged with the following:

  • Warrant: Second Degree Murder
  • Possess Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance x 2

The accused and the deceased were not known to each other.

As previously released:

On April 26, 2024, at approximately 8:45 p.m., General Patrol members from the Central District, with the assistance of the Tactical Support Team, responded to the report of a male who had been shot in the 600 block of Flora Avenue.

The victim was located at a nearby residence. Police performed emergency medical care for a serious gunshot wound, and the victim was transported to hospital in critical condition.

28-year-old Bill Brian DUCK later succumbed to his injuries. DUCK was a member of God’s Lake Narrows First Nation but had recently been residing in Winnipeg. Family notifications have been made, and investigators from the Homicide Unit are seeking public assistance. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident, including witnessing people in the area or if you have home surveillance, to contact investigators at 204-986-6508 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers 204-786-TIPS or winnipegcrimestoppers.org

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