Calgary, AB,

Man charged in October 2017 homicide

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has charged a man with second-degree murder in relation to a homicide that occurred in October 2017.

At approximately 5:30 a.m., 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.

The victim was identified by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner as Arnold KERFONT, 44, of Calgary.

On Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, a suspect was arrested and charged in connection with this homicide.

Armando Pepino BACCARI, 39, of Calgary, has been charged with one count of second-degree murder. BACCARI will next appear in court on Monday, Feb. 5, 2017.

The investigation into this homicide is ongoing and police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the Calgary Police Service 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 through either of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

Case #17441056/3232