A man is dead following a serious assault early Thursday morning.

Winnipeg police say they found a seriously injured man near the intersection of Selkirk Avenue and McKenzie Street shortly after 3 a.m.

He was rushed to hospital in critical condition, where he has since died of his injuries.

The Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit has taken over the investigation and is asking anyone with information, including possible video surveillance, to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508.