Calgary, AB,

Victim identified in Bowness shooting

Following an autopsy, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has formally identified the victim of a shooting in the Bowness area as Arnold KERFONT, 44, of Calgary.

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.

Investigators continue to canvass the neighbourhood and speak with witnesses.

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit continue to ask anyone with information about this incident to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers through either of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


CASE # 17441056