7 people charged in Calgary guns and gangs investigation
CALGARY – Police have laid dozens of charges against seven people following an assault and subsequent shooting last month.
Both incidents happened on Saturday, Feb. 20.
It’s believed the assault, which police described as serious, happened outside a business in the 4800 block of Macleod Trail at around 1:45 a.m.
Later on, at around 3 a.m., officers were called to a home in the 0-100 block of Marthas Place N.E. for reports of a shooting.
When they arrived, investigators found bullet holes in the exterior of the home. Four people were in the house at the time of the shooting, but no injuries were reported. It’s believed two vehicles fled the scene following the gunshots.
Police allege the shooting was retaliation for the assault.
As a part of their investigation, police executed a search warrant on a home in the 500 block of Shore Drive in Delacore, Alta., as well as two vehicles, on March 1.
Officers seized several items, including two rifles, a pistol shotgun, 14.8 grams of heroin, a quad, several licence plates, a collapsible baton and bearspray.
Police laid 31 charges in relation to the search.
Amanjot Brar, 31, Rajvir Gill, 33, and Amritpal Sandhu, 23, all of no fixed address, face multiple charges including unauthorized possession of a firearm. All three are scheduled to appear in court on March 7.
Navdeep Tiwana, 19, Harbinder Tiwana, 43, and Harwinder Tiwana of Delacour, Alta. face multiple charges.
In addition, Charlene Fowler, 43, of Calgary, has been charged with five outstanding warrants.
She is scheduled to appear in court on March 18.
Police say the investigation is ongoing and more charges are expected to be laid.
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