Calgary police investigating break-and-enter and shooting in northeast
Calgary police officers are investigating a break-and-enter and shooting that occurred early Saturday morning in the northeast community of Abbeydale.
According to a Saturday evening news release, multiple suspects broke into a residence in the 800 block of Abbotsford Drive N.E. at around 4:05 a.m. The residence was occupied by five adults and two children, police said.
Police said the suspects assaulted two of the adults and demanded money and other items before fleeing the residence.
Police added multiple gunshots were fired as the suspects were leaving, which struck neighbouring homes.
Two adults were sent to hospital with “significant injuries,” police said. The other adults and two children were not injured.
Police are investigating the incident and said they believe three or four suspects were involved. The suspects were wearing masks and carrying handguns, according to the release.