Man shot and killed outside a southeast Calgary store

Calgary police believe it was a targeted shooting

The Calgary Police Service. LIVEWIRE FILE PHOTO

Calgary police are looking for a suspect after a man was shot and killed in what’s believed to be a targeted attack outside a southeast Calgary store.

Officers were called to the 200 block of 28 Street SE around 7:10 p.m. Monday after reports of a man found seriously injured. According to police, the man was declared dead at the Meridian/Radisson Heights scene.

No one else was injured, police said.

Homicide Unit detectives, along with patrol officers from across the city and the Canine Unit are gathering information to put together a suspect description.

“Anyone with information about tonight’s incident is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers. The first hours of any homicide investigation are critical for gathering as much information as we can to lead to a swift apprehension of the person, or persons, responsible,” said Staff Sergeant Martin Schiavetta of the Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit.

Police aren’t releasing information on the victim until next of kin are notified. They expect an autopsy to be completed within the next couple of days.

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

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