According to a CPS spokesperson, the incident happened at around 12:10 p.m. Police later told Global News it is believed to be a road rage incident and a firearm was used.
A social media post by the airport said the incident happened near the cellphone lot.
Police said one person was taken into custody in relation to the incident. One victim was treated for minor gunshot wounds, police said.
An EMS spokesperson told Global News two people were taken to hospital in non-life-threatening condition.
“There is no threat to public safety, and the incident did not occur inside the airport. This is believed to be a targeted incident,” said a CPS spokesperson in an email to Global News.
“The investigation remains ongoing, no further information is available at this time.”
On Sept. 28, Calgary police said that 24-year-old Ethan Zakariyya El-Khatib had been charged with one count of attempted murder with a firearm, two counts of discharge of a firearm with intent to endanger life, one count of possessing a restricted firearm, one count of possessing a prohibited device and one count of possession of a firearm with the serial number removed.
He is in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 2.
This is Calgary’s 76th shooting this year to date, according to officers at a Calgary Police Commission meeting on Wednesday.
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