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2 men killed in shooting outside Calgary restaurant

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WATCH: Police continue to investigate a shooting in northeast Calgary that left two men dead. As Tracy Nagai reports, its believed a nearby business may have captured the shooting on one of its surveillance cameras – Apr 3, 2019

Two men were killed in a shooting outside a northeast Calgary restaurant on Wednesday.

Police responded to the 2400 block of 37 Avenue N.E. just after 2 a.m., and found two people injured inside a vehicle in the parking lot outside Mazaj Lounge and Restaurant.

Two men were shot outside Mazaj Lounge and Restaurant on 37 Avenue N.E. at around 2 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Global News

According to police, one of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim died in hospital a couple hours later.

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Police cordoned off a large area around 37 Avenue and Barlow Trail N.E. while they investigated.

A vehicle in the parking lot outside the restaurant was seen with a tarp over the passenger side and across the windshield.

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Calgary police investigate a deadly shooting in the parking lot outside Mazaj Lounge and Restaurant on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Dani Lantela / Global News
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lgary police investigate a deadly shooting in the parking lot outside Mazaj Lounge and Restaurant on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Dani Lantela / Global News

Police said in a Wednesday news release it’s believed the attack was targeted.

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Autopsies for the victims are scheduled for Thursday.

As of Wednesday morning, police were in the process of questioning witnesses but had no suspects in custody.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service homicide tip line at 403-428-8877, the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234 or contact Crime Stoppers.

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