Calgary’s police chief will reply questions Thursday in regards to the latest spate of violent crimes within the metropolis.
Media availability can be streamed on this story at 2:30 p.m
On Thursday morning, the police obtained a name a few stabbing on a metropolis transport bus within the metropolis’s northeast.
On Wednesday night, pictures had been fired outdoors a grocery retailer in downtown Sunnyside.
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And a short while later, an on-duty firefighter was approached for assist for his passenger who was believed to have been shot. This passenger was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
On Wednesday afternoon, an incident involving a metropolis bus erupted in gunfire close to town’s Central Library and the tactical staff was seen inside a close-by espresso store.
And on Tuesday afternoon, police had been referred to as to the Manchester Industrial space to stories of a physique present in a suitcase.
In line with CPS, some violent crimes are down in comparison with the identical interval final yr.
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Shootings are down in 2023, with solely 28 shootings occurring year-to-date in Calgary. In the identical interval in 2022, there have been 48 taking pictures incidents.
And there are fewer murders this yr, with 4 occurring on April 13, 2023. On the identical date final yr, town noticed 10 murders.
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