January 21, 2016 3:24 pm

Calgary police seek witnesses to brazen nightclub shooting

Global News / Calgary Police Service

CALGARY – Police are looking to the public for help identifying two men who might have information about a brazen shooting at a Calgary nightclub last week that injured one man.

Police were called to TEN Nightclub, located in the 1100 block of 10 Avenue S.W., on Jan. 10 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.

A bouncer tackled the shooter. He and another suspect were arrested at the scene.

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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 are searching for a third suspect who was initially detained by officers, but was able to leave the area as officers “turned their attention to secure the scene and arrest the shooter and one of his accomplices.”

The suspect is described as being approximately 5’10” tall, between 20 and 30 years old and wearing white pants and a beige-coloured sweater at the time of the shooting.

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On Thursday, police released photos of two men captured on nearby CCTV footage who investigators believe are “likely to have information” that would lead to the arrest of the third suspect.

Anyone with information about the suspect, or the men in the newly released CCTV photos, is asked to call police or contact Crime Stoppers.

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