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Calgary police investigate Christmas Day shooting after gunshot victim arrives at hospital

A Calgary Police Service member looks inside a vehicle with a bullet hole in the door panel on Christmas Day in the South Health Campus parking lot. Courtesy: Postmedia/Jim Wells

An investigation is underway after a man suffering from gunshot wounds arrived at the South Health Campus in southeast Calgary on Christmas Day.

Calgary Police Service officials confirm officers responded to the hospital at around 3 p.m. after the gunshot victim appeared in the emergency department seeking treatment for his injuries. At the time, his condition was considered serious, potentially life-threatening.

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In connection with the shooting, investigators seized a vehicle from the hospital parking lot for further examination.

Police have not confirmed where the shooting occurred and have not released any details regarding a suspect or suspects.

Anyone who has information regarding the Christmas Day shooting is asked to contact the CPS non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or anonymous tips may be submitted to Crime Stoppers.

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