One man was critically injured in a shooting in the southeast Calgary community of McKenzie Towne on Friday.
Police said they were called to the 200 block of Elgin Meadows Gardens Southeast around 2 a.m. for reports of shots fired.
Paramedics took two men to the Foothills Medical Centre — one with life-threatening injuries and the other with non-life threatening injuries, EMS said.
Police told Global News the victims were found in the street: one with a gunshot wound to the chest and the other with a gunshot wound to his leg.
Mckinnon lives just a few doors down from the shooting and said the violence is “too close to home.”
Another area resident, Katie Felt, told Global News she heard four gunshots and ran to her window in time to see a white truck speed off.
“And then we heard somebody screaming for help,” Felt said.
Calgary police investigate a shooting in the 200 block of Elgin Meadows Gardens on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.
The victims are known to police and the shooting is believed to be targeted, according to the Calgary Police Service.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.
With files from Doug Vaessen