Calgary Police seeking public assistance in shooting investigation

Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance to identify people of interest in relation to a shooting.

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On Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, a group of individuals left a party at a residence in the 100 block of Castleridge Way N.E., shortly after 4:30 a.m. Two groups of individuals got into a verbal argument as they were leaving the area. One man left the area and walked a short distance to the intersection of Castleridge Drive and Castleridge Way N.E. when he was approached from behind.

The victim was shot with a handgun numerous times. The suspect got into the passenger side of a white SUV and fled the area westbound on Castleridge Drive N.E.

The victim was able to call 9-1-1 for help. He was transported to hospital where he was listed in life-threatening condition. He has since been upgraded to serious but stable condition.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 16 to 20 years old, with lighter skin, approximately 5’6” to 5’9” tall with short hair. He was wearing dark clothing. The driver of the SUV is described as a black female.

Investigators are looking to speak to anyone who was at the party or may have witnessed the shooting. They would also like to speak to anyone who has more information about the identity and whereabouts of the suspect and the driver.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

CASE # 17058510

Calgary Police Service


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