Police search for 2 more suspects in fatal Eau Claire shooting
Benjamin Virtucio, 29, was shot to death in downtown Calgary parkade on June 5
Police are searching for two more suspects in connection with a fatal shooting at a parkade at the Eau Claire Market last week.
Benjamin Virtucio, 29, was found dead on the evening of June 5 in the underground parkade at 200 Barclay Parade S.W.
On Monday, Abdullahi Barakobe, 26, was arrested in Calgary and charged with second-degree murder and kidnapping using a firearm.
Police believe the shooting was targeted and related to drug trafficking.
Police said Thursday that Canada-wide warrants have now been issued for two other men — Mahad Sayid Haji Barakobe, 27, and Mehdi (also known as Eddy) Al Khouzaii, 22.
Barakobe has tattoos on his left forearm, including a machete, a bat and the words "one fear."
Police say investigators have located the white Mercedes-Benz sedan they were looking for.
"This investigation is not over. We will continue to pursue anyone who had involvement in the events that led to the unnecessary death of Benjamin," said Staff Sgt. Martin Schiavetta.
"Violence such as this is completely unacceptable in our city. The shooting took place in a highly public area and we are lucky no one else was injured as a result."
Anyone with information is asked to call Calgary police at 403-266-1234, the homicide tip line at 403-428-8877 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.