2 men brought to hospital after shooting in southeast Calgary

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Residents at a trailer park near the southeast community of Forest Lawn were awoken by gunshots early Sunday morning after an incident involving two people. As Matthew Conrod reports, several bystanders got involved to prevent the situation from escalating further – Jul 4, 2021

Calgary police said two men were taken to hospital — one of them in critical condition — after a shooting in the southeast Sunday morning.

It happened at around 5 a.m. in the 2100 block of 50 Street S.E.

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Shots were fired at Oasis Mobile Home Park, according to police.

Janice Lindsay lives in the park and recalls hearing gunshots shortly after being woken up by a power outage.

“I heard somebody yelling and then a couple of bangs, and I said to my husband, ‘I just heard gunshots, I’m sure’… and he said, ‘Well, the cops are probably going to be around,'” she said.

Several residents subdued the shooter until officers arrived, police said.

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Police do not believe the victim and offender are known to one another.

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At the scene, a white vehicle had rolled onto its side with broken windows and was covered with police tape.

Calgary police confirmed the vehicle was related to the shooting but would not provide further details.

According to police, there is no risk to the public at this time.

– With files from Matthew Conrod

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