Dion James Bear, Calgary’s first homicide victim of 2017

Police and paramedics responded to a call of assistance,, a possible break & enter, at a home in the 100 block of Douglasbank Way S.E. at around 8 p.m. on January 16th.

Emergency crews arrived at the scene to find three injured people. Two of the three had non life threatening injuries, the third was suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Dion James Bear 39 was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said Bear did not live at the home where the shooting occurred.

Police have not laid any charges at this time.