Lengthy investigation into downtown Calgary shooting ends in arrest – Calgary

After a three-month investigation, the Calgary Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a downtown shooting.

At around 3 a.m. on February 11, a verbal argument between two groups of people in a parking lot on the 600 block of 10 Avenue SW ended when one person fired a shot from a handgun, hitting another person, police said suspects fled the scene.

Investigators believe the attack was not a random attack, but the result of an escalating dispute between two groups.

Police said the victim and witnesses were “uncooperative”.

After months of investigation, a search warrant was issued on May 24 at Block 4800 of Rundlehorne Drive NE

Police found and seized 5.7 grams of crack cocaine and 25.1 grams of MDMA from the home.

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Aberaham Tilahun, 19, was arrested in connection with the shooting and charged with:

  • grievous bodily harm
  • Fire a gun on purpose
  • Restricted-carry firearm
  • Gun ownership dangerous
  • Carry a hidden weapon
  • Unlawful possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle
  • Possession of a loaded restricted firearm
  • Possession of a weapon obtained by crime
  • Personification with intent to avoid arrest
  • Gun ban order in three cases
  • Twelve counts of violations of declassification orders
  • possession of cocaine

He remains in police custody and is due to appear in court on Friday.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call police at 403-266-1234. Anonymous tips can also be given crime fighter.

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Lengthy investigation into downtown Calgary shooting ends in arrest – Calgary

by Adam Toy, 2023-05-26 02:00:42


Hung is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Hung joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: hung@interreviewed.com.

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