Possibly armed suspect unaccounted for after early morning shooting: Calgary police

Calgary police were looking for a suspect believed to be armed and unaccounted for after shots were fired at a home in the northeast on Thursday morning.

Officers were first called to a home in the 600 block of Pineland Road N.E. at 5:50 a.m. for reports of property damage to the house.

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Investigators confirmed multiple shots were fired, and several blocks around the home was taped off, with police asking people to stay away from the area.

As of 11:50 a.m., police were still trying to locate the suspect, but did not have any description of the person.

Police on the scene of a shooting in northeast Calgary on Thursday, April 22. Global News

In a tweet just after 1 p.m., police advised residents in the 600 block of Pineland Road N.E. to shelter in place due to the “ongoing police incident.”

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“Please remain in your residence until further direction is provided, and take direction from officers at the scene, if provided,” police said.

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