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The two arrests follow the shootings Monday afternoon in Marlborough Park in northeast Calgary.


Two brothers aged 14 and 18 have been arrested and charged following a shooting Monday in Calgary in which a no one was killed and two others were seriously injured.

The 14-year-old, who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is facing one count of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder. murder.

His older brother was accused of complicity in murder after the fact. Due to his relationship with the teenager, he cannot be identified either.

Both defendants are scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.

On the day of the incident, law enforcement said they were at the search for suspects who allegedly left the scene in a black truck.

Police explained Tuesday that the description of the vehicle by witnesses at the scene allowed the suspects to be located and apprehended in two residences in the city.

This is an incredible example of collaboration between [the public] and the police, welcomed Sergeant Sean Gregson at the conference of press.

Several people present in the two homes have been taken into custody while the investigation continues.

Police believe the person who was killed was targeted, but they do not know if the two injured people were targeted as well.

Superintendent Cory Daley noted that investigators were concerned about the young age of the two alleged perpetrators of the crime which was otherwise linked to organized crime.

It is concerning that young people are involved in these activities.

A quote from Cory Daley, Superintendent, Calgary Police

The violence we see is always strongly motivated by drug trafficking, he added.

The shooting , which occurred in Marlborough Park, in northeast Calgary, was the fifth in five days.

Since the start of the year, the municipality recorded 18 homicides.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116