Calgary, AB,

Homicide Unit investigating northwest shooting

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is leading the investigation into a shooting incident in the northwest that left one man dead.

At approximately 5:30 a.m., today, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, emergency crews were called to the 4600 block of Bowness Road N.W., for reports of a man in medical distress. When officers arrived they found a man in his 40s who had sustained critical injuries as the result of a shooting. He died a short time later in hospital.

As part of the scene, Bowness Road between 45 Street and 46 Street N.W., will be closed for several hours.

Further details will be released as they become available.