Police charge second suspect in relation to fatal shooting in Sandstone

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On Sunday, officers arrested and charged Gerald David Benn, 23, of Calgary, with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

Benn is scheduled to appear in court Sept. 21.

“We want to thank the media and the public for their help in furthering this investigation,” said Staff Sgt. Martin Schiavetta in a statement.

“It can often take months to lay charges in shooting investigations, which is why receiving information from the public is critical. Sometimes even the smallest piece of information is the key to furthering an investigation.”

Police are still looking to speak with anyone who may have information about the incident. People with information are encouraged to contact the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or www.calgarycrimestoppers.org.

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