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Calgary police investigate shooting that sent one man to hospital

Calgary Police Service officers were at the scene of a shooting Friday night in the 2500 block of 1st Avenue Northwest. Michael King / Global News

Calgary police are investigating a shooting Friday night in the community of West Hillhurst that sent a man to hospital in potentially life-threatening condition.

Residents in the area of the 2500 block of First Avenue N.W. first called police at around 10:07 p.m. Friday to report hearing two to three gunshots in the area.

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Police also confirm that witnesses saw several people running in the area, before getting in a vehicle and driving away.

No one is in custody, and as of Friday night, there is not a good description of any suspects, according to police.

Police said the shooting does not appear to be a random incident, adding it might have been targeted.

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