Calgary

Police seek info after 2 men killed in northeast Calgary shooting

Two men were killed in a shooting in northeast Calgary early Wednesday morning and police are asking for witnesses to come forward.

One victim declared dead at the scene, another died in hospital

Calgary police gathered evidence from in and around this vehicle, with what appeared to be a bullet hole visible in the windshield on Wednesday. (Mike Symington/CBC)

Two men were killed in a shooting in northeast Calgary early Wednesday morning and police are asking for witnesses to come forward.

Officers were called just after 2 a.m. when shots were fired in the 2400 block of 37th Avenue N.E., adjacent to Barlow Trail.

"Upon arrival, police found two men suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle," police said in a release. "One man was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was severely injured."

The second man died later in hospital.

Investigators are focused on a black Mercedes SUV in the parking lot shared by the Mazaj Lounge and Burger King.

What appeared to be a bullet hole was visible in the windshield of the SUV.

Police believe the shooting was a targeted attack.

Autopsies are scheduled for Thursday.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the homicide tip line at 403-428-8877 or the general police line at 403-266-1234.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or www.calgarycrimestoppers.org.