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2 charged in Taradale shooting, collision: Calgary police

Police responded to a shooting and collision in northeast Calgary on Friday, June 5, 2020.
Police responded to a shooting and collision in northeast Calgary on Friday, June 5, 2020. Global News

Calgary police have charged two people in connection to a shooting and crash that happened in Taradale on June 5, according to a news release issued Wednesday.

At 10:15 p.m. Friday, police received reports of shots fired in the 0-100 block of Tarington Way N.E.

Someone in a silver car had allegedly shot in the direction of a dark BMW car, police said, adding that multiple homes were damaged and no one was injured.

The suspect vehicle drove in the direction of Deerfoot Trail and the BMW left the area.

A bullet hole in a Taradale home in Calgary.
A bullet hole in a Taradale home in Calgary. Global News

Police found the suspect vehicle after it was involved in a single-car collision on the ramp leading to 64 Avenue N.E. from southbound Deerfoot Trail.

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Officers said both people inside were arrested on scene.

“Due to the collision, the driver sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital and the passenger sustained minor injuries,” police said.

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In a news release on Wednesday, police said 25-year-old Terrell Chol and 22-year-old Marcell Divon Simms are facing several charges, including possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

Police are also asking for the public’s help in finding the dark-coloured BMW that was involved in the shooting, and any of the people who were inside the vehicle at the time of the incident.

Calgary police are searching for the BMW and it’s occupants that were believed to be involved in a shooting on June 5.
Calgary police are searching for the BMW and it’s occupants that were believed to be involved in a shooting on June 5. Calgary Police Service

Anyone with information about the shooting or BMW should call the police non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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