Calgary, AB,

Homicide Unit investigating following downtown assault

Our Homicide Unit is currently on scene investigating the death of a woman which occurred following an assault at a downtown apartment building.

At approximately 4 p.m., today, Sunday, July 23, 2023, we were called to a residence in the 1100 block of Sixth Avenue S.W., for reports of an assault.

Upon arrival, officers located two women with injuries, who were transported to hospital. One woman sustained minor injuries, and the other was in critical condition, and sadly, succumbed to her injuries a short time later.

One man was taken into custody at the scene and is believed to be associated to the victims.   

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, July 25, 2023.

As the investigation is in the early stages, no additional details are available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident 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