CALGARY – Police said Thursday a shooting in Calgary’s Marlborough Park community was a targeted attack because of a dispute over drugs. The guns and gangs unit is investigating.
Police said just before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to a home in the 100 block of Madeira Road N.E. for reports of gunshots. One man was found injured and was transported to hospital with minor injuries.
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Investigators said Thursday they believe the victim was sitting in a parked vehicle on a driveway when he was shot at by a man who got out of an SUV. The victim is not cooperating with police.
Police said the vehicle carrying the suspect was a blue BMW X5, which fled the scene after multiple shots were fired.
Two vehicles were struck by bullets and police are asking neighbours to check their cars and homes for any other traces from the gunshots.
Anyone who may have information related to the incident is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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Watch below: Staff Sgt. Quinn Jacques of the Guns and Gangs Unit talks to the media Thursday regarding recent violence in Calgary.