Calgary, AB,

Evergreen homicide victim identified

The victim of a homicide that occurred Wednesday night in the southwest community of Evergreen has been identified.

At approximately 11:15 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, police were called to the 500 block of Evermeadow Road S.W. for reports of gunshots. Upon arrival a man in his 30s was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The victim has been identified by family as Joel Gary GEDDES, 31, of Calgary. The autopsy is ongoing and an official cause of death will be confirmed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

This incident is not thought to be random, however, a specific motive is yet to be determined.

The investigation is ongoing and police are asking anyone who may have been in the area at the time to contact police by calling the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case # 15426888/3445