(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A male in his early 50s is the victim in a brutal beat down that took place on Thursday April 25th, near Victoriaville Mall.
The incident took place at the intersection of Victoria and North. A male, 52-year-old Andrew Ayre was found badly beaten and unresponsive.
Paramedics were originally dispatched to the corner of Victoria Avenue and North Street at about 4 pm. on Thursday April 25th. This happened in broad daylight.
After the victim spent several days in the hospital fighting for his life, he has now passed away. Thoughts and prayers are with the family now.
The victim was not committing any sort of crime and was targeted for reasons unknown at this time.
The Thunder Bay Police Service will now deemed this a homicide investigation and are urging members of the public to come forward with any information they may have about the incident.
If you have information that could assist investigators please call police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/273.
(THUNDER BAY, ON) - 52-year-old Andrew Ayre passed away today at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre after being in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) since he was discovered unresponsive on Thursday April 25th, 2019. The events that we pieced together after numerous interviews and our own mini-investigation revealed that…