Calgary

2nd-degree murder charge laid in Montgomery shooting last fall

A Calgary man has been charged with second-degree murder after a shooting in the northwest community of Montgomery last October.

Armando Pepino Baccari, 39, has been charged in relation to the Oct. 14 homicide

Police were called to the 4600 block of Bowness Road N.W. on Oct. 14, 2017. They found a man, now identified as 44-year-old Arnold Kerfont, with critical injuries from a shooting. He died a short time later. (Sarah Lawrynuik/CBC)

A Calgary man has been charged with second-degree murder after a shooting in the northwest community of Montgomery last October.

Police were called to the 4600 block of Bowness Road N.W. on Oct. 14, 2017. They found a man, now identified as 44-year-old Arnold Kerfont, with critical injuries from a shooting. He was taken to hospital but died a short time later, police said.

On Saturday, police arrested and charged Armando Pepino Baccari, 39, of Calgary, in relation to the homicide.

Baccari has a lengthy criminal record, some of it for violence, including the torture beating of a landlord.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Calgary police at 403-266-1234, the homicide unit tip line at 403-428-8877, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Baccari is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 5.

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