One dead after gunshots heard in Forest Lawn: Calgary police

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One man is dead after gunshots rang out in southeast Calgary’s Forest Lawn neighbourhood Saturday night.

The Calgary Police Service homicide unit is investigating the death as suspicious.

Police were called to the 5200 block of Memorial Drive S.E. just before 10 p.m. Saturday for reports of shots fired, the service said in a news release.

When they arrived on the scene, they found a man in his 30s on the street in medical distress. The man died on-scene despite efforts of first responders, police said.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, police said, declining to provide any further information.

They asked those with information about the death to call the CPS homicide tip line at 403-428-8877 or the police non-emergency line at 403-266-1234.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted through Crime Stoppers online or at 1-800-222-8477.

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