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Calgary police renew call for help in Monterey Park shooting death

Calgary police investigate a fatal shooting in alley in the 100 block of Del Ray Road N.E. on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015.
Calgary police investigate a fatal shooting in alley in the 100 block of Del Ray Road N.E. on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. Lisa MacGregor, Global News

Calgary police are using the anniversary of a deadly shooting in Monterey Park to renew their pleas for help from the public.

Hussein Merhi, 26, was killed in a brazen daytime shooting in an alley in the 100 block of Del Ray Road N.E. on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015.

Investigators believe Merhi was killed after getting into a fight with at least two people.

READ MORE: Police identity victim of shooting death in Monterey Park

On Tuesday, police released descriptions of the two suspects:

The first is described as being about 25 years old with a medium build and blond hair. He was wearing black clothing, including a black winter coat and black sunglasses.

The second suspect is described as a man with blond hair and a thin build.

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Police said a dark-coloured SUV was seen fleeing the area after the shooting. Detectives believe the vehicle is possibly a 2000 to 2006 Ford Escape or similar SUV.

Calgary police said a 2000-2006 dark-coloured Ford Escape (or similar SUV) was seen fleeing the scene of a homicide in the 100 block of Del Ray Road N.E. on Dec. 13, 2015. Calgary Police Service

Anyone with information is asked to call Calgary police at 403-266-1234 or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers.

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