January 22, 2019 9:01 am
Updated: January 23, 2019 4:54 pm

Arrests made as police investigate suspicious death in northwest Calgary alleyway

WATCH: The Calgary Police homicide unit is investigating the death of a man early Tuesday in the northwest community of Hillhurst. As Carolyn Kury de Castillo reports, police say a man was shot and later died in hospital.


UPDATE: Victim identified, arrests made in northwest Calgary homicide

A man found with a gunshot wound to the head in a northwest Calgary alleyway has died in hospital, police said.

Police said they were called to 15 Street and Kensington Road N.W. area at around 12 a.m. Tuesday where they found a man with a serious head injury.

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The 34-year-old man was taken to the Foothills Hospital in life-threatening condition and later died, police said.

Police also said an autopsy was scheduled to be done Wednesday.

READ MORE: Victim identified, arrests made in northwest Calgary homicide

The investigation has been turned over to the homicide unit and is being treated as a suspicious death, police said in a news release Tuesday morning.

In a Wednesday morning release, police said two suspects were taken into custody at around 7 p.m. on Tuesday night in the Westhills area. Police said they were also executing search warrants across the city, including in an area near Westhills Towne Centre.

READ MORE: 2 charged with murder in 2017 disappearance of Calgary man believed to be friends of victim: police

With files from Global News’ Nathan Taylor

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