Calgary, AB,

UPDATE – Police investigate fatal shooting in Forest Lawn

The victim of the fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022, has now been identified.

An autopsy was completed today, Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, which confirmed the identity of the victim as Samuel WELDAY HAILE, 24, of Calgary.

This is Calgary’s 26th homicide of the year and investigators are currently determining the motivation behind this incident. At this point, it is unknown if this was a targeted shooting.

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

Case # CA22525666/4040