No indications Calgary nightclub shooting was terrorism: Calgary police
CALGARY – Calgary police don’t believe a shooting at Calgary’s TEN Nightclub that sent one man to hospital was terrorism related.
Police were called to the club in the 1100 block of 10 Avenue S.W. on Sunday morning after a man approached the front door and fired several shots inside.
A 38-year-old man inside the bar was struck by the gunfire. He was transported to hospital in stable condition.
The shooter was tackled by bar staff. He and another suspect were arrested at the scene.
Police said in a statement on Facebook on Monday evening that they could confirm, based on the known prior history of the men charged and investigational steps taken thus far, that there were “no indications that this shooting was terrorism related.”
Mohamed Elmi, 31, and Mohamed Salad, 29, both of Calgary, have each been charged with numerous offences including attempted murder, discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life and aggravated assault.
Police said they are searching for a third suspect who was able to flee the scene after officers arrived.
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