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Man dies after being dropped off at hospital with gunshot wound: Calgary police

Calgary police arrive at the Peter Lougheed Centre on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.
Calgary police arrive at the Peter Lougheed Centre on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Global News

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is investigating after a man who was dropped off at the Peter Lougheed Centre with a gunshot wound on Friday night died of his injuries.

Officers were told about the man’s arrival at the hospital at 9:04 p.m.

Police said the victim was in his 20s.

Several witnesses have been interviewed, but investigators still don’t know the exact location where the shooting took place, a CPS spokesperson told Global News. ​

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Officers had an intersection in the northeast cordoned off as an area of interest in the investigation.

If you have video or saw any suspicious activity in the area of 84 Street and McKnight Blvd N.E. on Friday between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., police ask that you come forward by calling the CPS homicide tip line at 403-428-8877, the CPS non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Police said they do not know who dropped the man off or who shot him, calling it a suspicious death.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 19.

– With files from Global News’ Phil Heidenreich