Calgary police investigate a fatal shooing of Gurkeert Kalkat in Bankview

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Calgary police responded to the 1800 block of 26 Avenue S.W., for multiple reports of gunshots in the area on May 22 at approximately 5:30pm.

Police arrived to find Gurkeert Kalkat suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle, that was parked in the alley behind 26 Avenue S.W. Police believe it was a targeted attack.

The victim was declared deceased at the scene. Police said “Shortly after the shooting, police responded to a vehicle fire located in the 2200 31 Avenue S.W., that is believed to be related.” Witnesses said suspects entered a second vehicle, a blue, four-door car, possibly a Subaru Impreza or Legacy, and fled the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.

Update May 25
According to, Kalkat is the brother of 23-year-old Jaskeert Kalkat, who was killed outside a Cactus Club Cafe in Burnaby on May 13. Police have said Jaskeert was linked to gang activity.