Man killed in Thursday shooting in Sunalta: Calgary police

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Calgary police are investigating a shooting in Sunalta on Thursday, April 9 that killed one man. Lauren Pullen has details – Apr 9, 2020

Calgary police are searching for suspects after a shooting in the community of Sunalta on Thursday morning that killed one man.

Police said officers arrived at an apartment building in the 1600 block of 15 Street Southwest at around 1:15 a.m. for reports of shots fired.

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Speaking to Global News, police said the victim, a man in his 20s, was shot while inside his vehicle.

Police said paramedics rushed the man to hospital with life-threatening injuries but he later died.

On Thursday afternoon, police identified the young man as 28-year-old Jovaughan Meek of Calgary.

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Police said they’re looking for a vehicle of interest seen leaving the scene, describing it as a white Dodge Caliber.

Police told Global News the shooting is believed to be a targeted attack and there is no risk to the public.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or the homicide unit tip line at 403-428-8877. Tips can also be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

– With files from Lauren Pullen

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