Bodies found in vehicle believed to be victims of shooting: Calgary Police

Calgary, Alberta – Homicide Unit detectives continue to investigate after two men were found deceased inside of a vehicle as a result of a targeted shooting.

At approximately 9:20 a.m., today, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, police were called to the 1000 block of Marcombe Drive N.E., for reports of a suspicious vehicle that had been left running on the street. Upon arrival, officers located two men deceased inside the vehicle.

It is believed that the vehicle had been parked on the street since last night, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, and the two men were shot to death between 9 and 9:30 p.m.

Autopsies are scheduled to be conducted tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, and Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020.

“This was a violent and targeted incident that resulted in the death of two individuals.” Says Staff Sergeant Martin Schiavetta of the Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit. “While we are in the early stages of this investigation, this shooting has the hallmarks of organized crime. We are committed to keeping our community safe and asking anyone with information to contact police.”

Anyone who was in the area of Marcombe Drive N.E., between 9 and 9:30 p.m., including taxis and other vehicles that may have dashcam footage, is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877, or the CPS non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

APP: “P3 Tips”

Case #20513160/3508

BACKGROUND

Calgary, Alberta – We are investigating after two bodies were located in a vehicle in the community of Marlborough earlier today.

At approximately 9:20 a.m., today, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, police were called to the 1000 block of Marcombe Drive N.E., for reports of a suspicious vehicle that had been left running on the street. Upon arrival, officers located two individuals deceased inside the vehicle.

Homicide Unit investigators are investigating the deaths, which are considered to be suspicious. It is believed that the vehicle may have been parked on the street since last night.

Calgary Suspicious Death
Calgary Suspicious Death

Anyone with information about the incident, or who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the Marlborough area is asked to contact police. Officers are currently canvassing the area for CCTV.

Autopsies are scheduled to be conducted tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, and Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877, or the CPS non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

APP: “P3 Tips”

Case #20513160/3508

Calgary Police Service



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