Calgary, AB,

Victims identified in Evanston double homicide

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has identified the victims of a double homicide that occurred last week in the northwest community of Evanston.

At approximately 3:10 p.m., on Friday, April 20, 2018, police were called to the 0 to 100 block of Evanscrest Manor N.W., for reports of gunshots. When officers arrived, they found two individuals deceased in a vehicle.

Autopsies have been completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the victims have been formally identified as Joshua Brendan BAMFO, 25, and Mahad Abdirahman AINANSHE, 23, of Calgary.

On Sunday, April 22, 2018, homicide detectives took a person of interest into custody. That person has since been released without charges. Investigators continue to gather evidence related to the incident.

Anyone who has any information about the events leading up to, during or following the double homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit tip line at 403-428-8877 or 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 #18170602/3750