Calgary, AB,
05
January
2020
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23:54
America/Denver

UPDATE: Witnesses sought in Saddleridge shooting

Police are looking to speak to several witnesses who are believed to have been in the area at the time of the Saddleridge shooting last night.

Anyone who was in the alley in the 200 block of Saddlecrest Boulevard N.E., between 7:15 p.m. and 7:45 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, and saw or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

“We need witnesses to come forward to help us put a stop to these brazen shootings that are putting innocent bystanders at risk,” says Calgary police Homicide Unit Staff Sgt. Martin Schiavetta. “If you were in the area at the time, please contact us. Even the smallest piece of information could be critical to our investigation.”

The autopsy to formally identify the deceased victim, a man in his 30s, is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. The second victim, a man in his 20s, remains in hospital in critical condition.

Witnesses are asked to contact the police non-emergency number 403-266-1234. Tips can also be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

APP: "P3 Tips" App

Original release below.

Ongoing homicide investigation in Saddleridge

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has been called out to investigate following a shooting in Saddleridge that has left one man deceased, and another in life-threatening condition in hospital.

At approximately 7:30 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, police were called to the 200 block of Saddlecrest Boulevard N.E., for reports of a shooting. One man was found deceased on scene. Another man was taken to hospital.

Suspect descriptions are not yet available as the investigation is in the early stages. An autopsy is expected to be scheduled for early in the week to identify the victim.

No further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police non-emergency line 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers.

Case #2005443