Calgary, AB,

Accidental shooting

On Thursday, August 6, 2015, at approximately 11 p.m., a 25 year old male is believed to have unintentionally discharged a legally-owned handgun inside his residence, located in the 0-100 block of Woodford Crescent, S.W. The bullet travelled through the wall of his house and the house next door and struck his neighbour, a 61 year old male, in the abdomen.

The victim was transported to hospital, where he remains in stable condition.

The 25 year old male possesses a firearms licence and phoned police immediately after the incident. He was arrested without incident and has been released pending further investigation.  

The investigation is ongoing, and no further updates can be released at this time.

Case #15328880/3477