Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant for August murder in Radisson Heights

Police believe the victim was innocent and not the intended target

Filimon Asmelash Asfiha is wanted on a Canada-wide warrent for the alleged second-degree murder of Temesgen Tesfatsion on August 21, 2022. CALGARY POLICE SERVICE

Calgary Police have released a photo of a man they alleged murdered Temesgen Tesfatsion outside the Ambassador Restaurant and Bar on Aug. 21.

Filimon Asmelash Asfiha, 34, is facing second-degree murder charges by the police for that late night shooting.

CPS is looking for the public’s help in locating Asfiha, and have issued a Canada-wide warrant for his arrest.

“We offer our deepest condolences to Temesgen’s friends and family and are doing all we can to locate the accused,” said Staff Sergeant Sean Gregson of the Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit.

Gregson addressed the current spate of gun violence in the city, and said that police are aware of the public’s anger. He said that Temesgen was an innocent victim.

“We know citizens are upset and angry with the recent violence we have seen in our city and appreciate their support with moving this investigation forward,” Gregson said.

“We believe someone was being targeted that night, however, we believe Temesgen was an innocent victim in this tragic event and not the intended target.

Police have asked anyone with information to contact the service at 403-266-1234, or through www.calgarycrimestoppers.org.

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