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Charges laid after 2 shooting victims found in different parts of Calgary on Tuesday

A Calgary Police Service investigator takes photos of evidence markers after an apparent shooting in south Calgary on Sept. 27, 2022. Global News

Calgary police have charged a man following a shooting in the city’s South Calgary neighbourhood on Tuesday afternoon.

Police told Global News their investigation began when they received reports of shots being fired at around 4:10 p.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of 28 Avenue S.W.

They said officers found a person who had sustained at least one gunshot wound. They did not say how old the victim is but said he is a male who suffered non-life threatening injuries. Police did not say if he was taken to hospital.

Officers also found multiple firearm casings and a loaded .45-calibre pistol in the area.

CPS said a Good Samaritan in the area told officers they found another person with a possible gunshot wound and dropped them off near the 700 block of 11 Street S.W. after they refused a ride to a hospital.

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Shortly before 9:30 p.m., police said a man who had sustained two gunshot wounds was found at an apartment in the 700 block of 9 Street S.W. They said he was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition. That man has since been charged.

Moses Danto, 27, is facing nine total charges, including careless use of a firearm, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, unauthorized possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon obtained by crime, failure to comply with a probation order and possession of a weapon contrary to a prohibition order.

Police believe the shooting was targeted and multiple people were involved. Investigators are working to identify additional suspects and are asking for anyone with information to come forward.

Any tips about this incident can be given to the CPS non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers..

Tuesday’s marks the 106th shooting incident in Calgary in 2022.

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