Targeted Fatal Shooting at Outdoor Basketball Court in Calgary

Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is investigating a targeted shooting that took place yesterday, Saturday, June 3, 2017.

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At approximately 9 p.m., two masked men approached an outdoor basketball court located in the 4800 block of 14 Avenue S.E. and fired shots before running away from the scene.

Three victims were driven to hospital where one later succumbed to their injuries. The name of the victim will be released pending autopsy. The other two received injuries that were not life threatening.

Approximately 20 other people were at the scene however they were not injured.

This incident is not considered to be random in nature.

Investigators have spoken to witnesses and CCTV footage from the area is being collected.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234, or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

CASE# 17228992

Calgary Police Service

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