Calgary, AB,

Three people in custody for downtown shooting

The Calgary Police Service has three people in custody in relation to a weekend shooting that killed an innocent bystander.

At approximately 3 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, police were called to 11 Avenue and 1 Street S.W., for reports of gunfire.

Upon arrival, officers found a female suffering from a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead on scene. An autopsy conducted today confirms her identity as Natasha Mohamed FARAH, 26, of Toronto.

The three individuals were arrested at a hotel in northwest Calgary and are currently being questioned.

A suspect vehicle that was observed leaving the scene of the shooting has been identified and located.

Investigators are not looking for any additional suspects at this time. However, they would like to speak to witnesses who were in the area of 11 Avenue and 1 Street S.W., in the early morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 23.

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Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


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