Police arrest two suspects in Tuesday Memorial Drive homicide

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Calgary Police prepare to tow a vehicle from a southwest Calgary neighborhood on Thursday, October 8, 2020 in connection with a suspicious investigation. Officers were called to the intersection of Memorial Drive and 36th Street S.E. around 8:50 a.m. Tuesday for reports of a person who may have been pushed out of a vehicle that was stopped at a red light. Courtesy CTV Calgary CTV Calgary

The investigation into the murder is ongoing. Police said they will release the names of the arrested suspects if charges are laid.

“We are investigating the possibility that this was a random attack. While we don’t believe there are additional safety concerns for Calgarians, we are exhausting all measures to locate the suspects,” Staff Sgt. Martin Schiavetta of the Calgary Police Service homicide unit said in a statement.

The homicide is Calgary’s 27th of 2020.

Police are still seeking to speak with witnesses who were travelling on Memorial Drive between Edmonton Trail and 36th Street N.E. on Tuesday around 8:35 to 8:45 a.m. or anyone with dashcam footage. They are encouraged to contact police through the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.calgarycrimestoppers.org.

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Calgary police along with homicide and TAC arrest two suspects at 2604 17str. S.W. wanted for the homicide of a man who was dumped on Memorial Drive days earlier in Calgary on Thursday, October 8, 2020. Darren Makowichuk/Postmedia
Calgary police along with homicide and TAC arrest two suspects at 2604 17str. S.W. wanted for the homicide of a man who was dumped on Memorial Drive days earlier in Calgary on Thursday, October 8, 2020. Darren Makowichuk/Postmedia Photo by Darren Makowichuk /DARREN MAKOWICHUK/Postmedia
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