Calgary, AB,

Suspect taken into custody in relation to the homicide of Shawn McCormack

Homicide detectives have taken one man into custody in relation to the death of Shawn Garry McCormack, who was found deceased in Upper Mount Royal in July 2022. Investigators believe additional suspects were involved in the homicide and continue to look for the public’s help to bring closure to the victim’s family.

On Sunday, July 3, 2022, at approximately 9:30 a.m., police were called for reports that a body was located in an alley behind the 1100 block of Frontenac Avenue S.W. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased man, later identified as Shawn Garry McCORMACK, 34, of Calgary.

After reviewing evidence from the scene, scouring CCTV footage and speaking to witnesses, detectives believe several individuals were involved in the homicide. While the motive remains under investigation, we have confirmed this incident was targeted.

Earlier this morning, today, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, detectives took one man into custody in relation to the investigation. Investigators are in the process of interviewing this suspect, and when charges are formally laid, his identity will be released.

“Our detectives have worked tirelessly to progress this investigation,” says Staff Sergeant Martin Schiavetta of the Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit. “We know that multiple people were involved and we expect to make additional arrests in this case.”

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


APP: P3 Tips

Case # CA22267124/3508