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Calgary police confirm city's 1st homicide of 2014

Police say a man found dead in a parked vehicle in Harvest Hills on Wednesday is the city's first homicide victim of 2014.

Man found dead in vehicle parked in Harvest Hills

Calgary police have confirmed they are investigating the city's first homicide of 2014. 

Police say a man found dead in a vehicle in Harvest Hills on Wednesday was the victim of a crime.

He has been identified as 29-year-old Jackson Tran of Calgary.

Police were called to the 0-100 block of Harvest Oak Gate N.E. by residents who reported a man who appeared to be in distress, but he was dead by the time officers arrived on the scene.

While investigators have confirmed a shooting occurred at the location where Tran was discovered, his exact cause of death is not being released for investigative reasons.

Investigators do not believe this was a random incident and they say the general public is not at risk.