Tue. Jul 5th, 2022

Calgary police closed an intersection in Forest Lawn late Tuesday night into Wednesday as one person died and others were hurt in what police called a “major incident.”

Details were still scarce, yet police said a shooting and a multi-vehicle collision took place. Global News confirmed the person who died was a woman.

Alberta Health Services EMS said one man was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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Calgary police closed off the intersection of 17 Avenue SE and 36 Street SE after a shooting and collision on May 11, 2022.

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Calgary police closed off the intersection of 17 Avenue SE and 36 Street SE after a shooting and collision on May 11, 2022.

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Calgary police closed off the intersection of 17 Avenue SE and 36 Street SE after a shooting and collision on May 11, 2022.

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The area around the intersection of 17 Avenue SE and 36 Street SE was blocked to motorists Wednesday for multiple hours as police continued to investigate.

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At 11:39 pm Tuesday, police said they were dealing with a “major incident” involving four vehicles. Police added a man was seen fleeing the scene with a gun, though no arrests have been made.

The homicide unit was brought in Tuesday evening, though Calgary police tell Global News that at this point the homicide investigators have not taken over the case.

More to come…

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