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Man hospitalized following shooting in northwest Calgary

Calgary police on the scene of a shooting in northwest Calgary which sent a man to hospital. Global News

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story stated the shooting happened in northeast Calgary. It has been updated to say it happened in the city’s northwest. Global News regrets the error. 

A man was taken to hospital with a “traumatic injury” after a shooting in northwest Calgary on Wednesday, according to EMS.

Police confirmed just after 2 p.m. they were investigating a “shooting incident” in the 2400 block of 23 Street N.W.

Calgary police on the scene of a shooting in northwest Calgary which sent a man to hospital. Global News
Calgary police on the scene of a shooting in northwest Calgary which sent a man to hospital. Global News
Calgary police on the scene of a shooting in northwest Calgary which sent a man to hospital. Global News

Officers could be seen putting police tape up around the scene, and a heavy police presence was in the area for much of the afternoon.

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EMS said the man, who is in his 40s, had a traumatic injury consistent with a gunshot wound. He was taken to hospital in non-life-threatening condition.

No other injuries were reported, according to EMS.

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