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Calgary homicide unit investigating stabbing death in downtown core

According to Calgary police, the man died in hospital after he was found in medical distress in the downtown core Sunday morning.
According to Calgary police, the man died in hospital after he was found in medical distress in the downtown core Sunday morning. Mike Hills / Global News

The Calgary police homicide unit is investigating after a man died Sunday morning.

Police were called at around 4:50 a.m., to the area of 11 Avenue and 1 Street S.E. to reports of a man in medical distress.

The man was taken to Foothills Medical Centre, where he later died.

Calgary police confirmed to Global News that the man was stabbed.

According to police, there is no indication at this time that the man’s death is linked to Saturday night’s shooting in Saddle Ridge that left one man dead and another in life-threatening condition.

READ MORE: 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting Saturday night: Calgary police

An autopsy has been scheduled this week to identify the victim.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Calgary police non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers.

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