Calgary police investigating suspicious death in NW

Autopsy is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, otherwise few details are available

Calgary police have cordoned off an area in the city’s northwest after a man who was found shot later died in hospital.

Police were called to the 100 block of 15 Street NW just after midnight Jan. 22 for reports of a person in an alleyway who had been shot. The 34-year-old man was transported to Foothills Hospital in life-threatening condition and has since died, police said.

An autopsy is scheduled for today. The police are calling it a suspicious death.

Citizens are asked to avoid the area west of 14 Street NW between Kensington Road and 2 Avenue NW as police are in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 403-266-1234.

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