Shots fired, suspect wanted in alleged northwest Calgary road rage incident

Calgary police say van driver ducked out of the way of gunshot

Anthony Gregory Favell. CALGARY POLICE SERVICE

Calgary police are searching for the suspect in an alleged road rage incident that led to shots being fired in the city’s northwest.

According to police, officers were dispatched to Stoney Trail and Nose Hill Drive NW after citizen reports of a road rage incident. They continued to receive calls with citizens reporting hearing gunshots in the area.

Police said they believe the incident began on Stoney Trail northwest between a Chevy cutaway van and an older model Hyundai Santa Fe.  Police said the altercation continued up Nose Hill Drive where the cars stopped at a red light.

It’s believed at this point the occupants of both vehicles continued a verbal exchange when the person in the SUV shot at the van.

The van driver fled towards Tuscany with the SUV following, police said. While the vehicles were driving along, police said the person in the SUV shot at the van. The van driver ducked when the gun was pointed and his window was shattered.

After the second shot, the suspect left the SUV and fled on foot, police said.

Police searched the Tuscany area

Patrol officers and the CPS Canine Unit tried to find the suspect in the Tuscany area. After reviewing evidence and gathering CCTV footage, investigators have identified the shooting suspect as Anthony Gregory Favell, 22. He’s described as approximately 5’ to 5’8” tall, with a heavy build, and blonde or light brown hair.

A warrant has been issued for Favell’s arrest on charges for attempted murder, pointing a firearm, and discharging a firearm with intent.

“This road rage incident covered a lot of ground. We are asking anyone who was in the northwest area of Stoney Trail and Tuscany yesterday morning around 8 a.m., and has dashcam footage, to contact police,” said Staff Sergeant Mark Neufeld, District 7 General Investigative Unit.

“If anyone sees the suspect, do not approach him, and call police immediately.”

If you have information on this incident, please call Calgary police at 403-266-1234.

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