Calgary police investigating ‘targeted homicide’ in McKenzie Lake

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WATCH: Police are investigating a suspicious death in southeast Calgary. As Blake Lough reports, a body was discovered in McKenzie Lake overnight. – Oct 8, 2019

Calgary police say the death of a man in McKenzie Lake on Monday is being investigated as a “targeted homicide.”

Officers responded to 100 block of Mount Aberdeen Manor S.E. just before midnight for reports that a man in medical distress was lying in the street.

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The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and an autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday.

The Calgary Police Service said in a news release that they are in the process of speaking to witnesses and collecting CCTV footage.

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There was no word Tuesday afternoon whether anyone was in custody in relation to the homicide, but officers said there was no threat to public safety.

Anyone who may have information about the death is asked to call the CPS non-emergency number at 403-266-1234 or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877, or to contact Crime Stoppers.

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