Dog killed in home invasion in northeast Calgary

Duran Ross Buffalo, 36, faces a total of seven charges against him. File/Global News

A dog was shot and killed in an apparent home invasion in Calgary’s northeast Wednesday night.

Calgary police said they were called to the 100 block of Margate Close N.E., near 36 St. N.E. at around 11:36 p.m.

Police said a number of individuals entered the home and shots were fired inside the residence.

A pitbull ended up being shot and killed.

No one else was hurt and two suspects were arrested near the residence, police said.

Police have not laid any formal charges against the suspects.

Police said guns were recovered from the suspects and the investigation is ongoing.

The victims “are not being entirely cooperative,” police said.

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“Although the exact motive is not yet known, nor is it known if the residents who were home at the time were the intended target, it is believed to be a targeted attack,” police added in a news release Thursday afternoon.

Two other men who are alleged to be connected with the incident are also being sought by investigators, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact investigators at 403-266-1234 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-8477


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