Calgary, AB,

Stabbing at downtown hotel

The Calgary Police Service continues to investigate what is believed to be a targeted attack at a downtown hotel that left one man in critical condition.

At approximately 3:15 a.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, police were called to Hotel Arts at 119 12 Ave. S.W., for reports of an altercation within a hotel room. One man was stabbed, and two men fled the hotel. The victim was taken to hospital where he remains in critical, but stable condition.

Witnesses describe the fleeing men as black, and in their 20s. One was described as a slim build, wearing a red winter coat and jeans. The other was described as wearing a puffy black coat with dark-coloured jeans.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police non-emergency number 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
APP: "P3 Tips" App

Case# 20018352/5023