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Calgary man dies of a gunshot wound in the city’s latest homicide

Calgary police responded to report of a shooting at a home in the 100 block of Signal Hill Circle S.W., on October 12th at approximately 11:00pm.

Police arrived to find one man deceased at the scene, and another injured man. The second victim’s condition has been upgraded to stable.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.

The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 And Full Year 2018 Projections: Updated October 7th, 2018

Toronto still leads with the highest homicide rate per capita of the ten major cities, Winnipeg is second, with the City of Vancouver, Edmonton, and Brampton tied for third.

Toronto and Brampton projected homicides are up considerably over the 2017 totals.

Click on city for listing of that city’s homicides

City Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 83 108.2 4.0 63
Montreal 1704694 18 23.5 1.4 24
Calgary 1239220 11 14.3 1.2 28
Ottawa 934243 14 18.3 2.0 14
Edmonton 932546 21 27.4 2.9 42
Mississauga 721599 6 7.8 1.1 9
Winnipeg 705224 17 22.2 3.1 21
Vancouver 631486 14 18.3 2.9 17
Brampton 593638 13 16.9 2.9 6
Hamilton 536917 6 7.8 1.5 10

Missing man Jason David Peter Greyeyes found murdered in Calgary

Calgary police said Jason David Peter Greyeyes, 48, was reported missing on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. His body was found in the 21,000 block of Sheriff King Street S.W on August 26, 2018

The cause of death has not been released by authorities. Two youths have been charged with first-degree murder in relation to the death.

The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Calgary police investigating a triple murder – Arrest made

Calgary police responded to  a check on welfare of two residences in Calgary on July 31st. Upon arrival at the first residence in the 2000 block of Applevillage Court S.E., police found a deceased female.

Police arrived at the second residence in the 10100 block of Hidden Valley Drive N.W to find a deceased male and deceased female.

Police say the incidents are related and not random. The Medical Examiner is currently at both scenes.

No Other information can be released at this time.

Update August 2
Dustin Duthie, 25, has been charged with three counts of second-degree murder. He will next appear in court on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Duthie is accused in the deaths of his girlfriend Taylor Toller, mother Shawn Boshuck and stepfather Alan Pennylegion.

The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Adam Colquhoun Dies in Calgary Motel Shooting

Calgary police were dispatched to a motel in the 1800 block of 50 Street S.E. for reports an altercation which led to shots being fired on July 28th at approximately 1:00am.

Police arrived to find Adam Colquhoun, 43, of Calgary, suffering from a gunshot wound. Colquhoun was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234

Update August 2
Ryan Oliver Reid Foster, 37, of Calgary, has been charged with one count of second-degree murder.

The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 And Full Year 2018 Projections: Updated July 24

City Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 58 103.3 3.8 63
Montreal 1704694 16 28.5 1.7 24
Calgary 1239220 6 10.7 0.9 28
Ottawa 934243 13 23.1 2.5 14
Edmonton 932546 18 32.0 3.4 42
Mississauga 721599 4 7.1 1.0 9
Winnipeg 705224 10 17.8 2.5 21
Vancouver 631486 11 19.6 3.1 17
Brampton 593638 11 19.6 3.3 6
Hamilton 536917 3 5.3 1.0 10

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 and Full Year 2018 Projections

Homicides and projections as of July 9th, 2018 for the ten biggest Canadian municipalities. Currently uses 2016 census populations for murders per 100,000. Note individual cities, not metro regions.

Municipality Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 54 103.7 3.8 63
Montreal 1704694 14 26.9 1.6 24
Calgary 1239220 6 11.5 0.9 28
Ottawa 934243 13 25.0 2.7 14
Edmonton 932546 16 30.7 3.3 42
Mississauga 721599 4 7.7 1.1 8
Winnipeg 705224 9 17.3 2.5 21
Vancouver 631486 11 21.1 3.3 17
Brampton 593638 9 17.3 2.9 6
Hamilton 536917 1 1.9 0.4 10

Jason Dirks identified as Calgary’s latest homicide victim

Calgary police responded to reports of a disturbance at a residence in the 0-100 block of Margate Place N.E.on June 9th at approximately 1:30 am.

Upon arrival police found Jason Dirks, 46, of Calgary, suffering from  life threatening injuries. Dirks was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police believe the death of Dirks was targeted. The cause of death will not be released at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit tip line at 403-428-8877.

The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Craig Cutter dies of stab wounds in Calgary’s latest homicide

Calgary police were called to the 200 block of 15th Avenue S.E. at approximately 2:00am on May 27th on report of a man in medical distress.

Police arrived to find Craig Cutter, 24, suffering from stab wounds. Cutter was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said the stabbing stemmed from an altercation that escalated.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency number at 403-266-1234

The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Joshua Brendan Bamfo and Mahad Abdirahman Ainanshe shot to death in Calgary

Calgary police were called to the 0 to 100 block of Evanscrest Manor N.W., for reports of gunshots on April 20th at approximately 3:10pm.

Police arrived at the scene to find Joshua Brendan Bamfo, 25, and Mahad Abdirahman Ainanshe, 23, of Calgary, deceased in a vehicle. Police arrested a person of interest on April 22, however that person has since been released.

Anyone who has any information about the events leading up to, during or following the double homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit tip line at 403-428-8877

The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.