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Victim identified in Vista Heights shooting death

Calgary police homicide unit detectives are investigating after a targeted shooting and subsequent automobile crash in the northeast Thursday evening left one person dead.

Officers responded to the 2500 block of 23 Street NE around 5:35 p.m. Thursday after reports of a shooting. One person was found at that scene and taken to the hospital in life-threatening condition. He is now in stable condition.

Two blocks away, officers responded to a collision they believed was related to the shooting. One person was found dead at that scene, suffering from a gunshot. Police have identified that man at Graeme Lee McColm, 41.

Another crash also happened on 26 Street NE and Sunridge Boulevard NE. One person was taken into custody, police said. After an investigation, Calgary police have charged Tyler James Redden, 26, of Calgary, with one count of second-degree murder, and one count of attempted murder.

The person in custody and the victims are believed to be known to each other, Calgary police said.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate. They’re also looking for CCTV footage from the area.

Anyone with information including CCTV or dashcam footage from the area at the time of the incident is asked to contact police at 403-266-1234.

An autopsy is scheduled for the victim on Friday at 9 a.m.