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Charges laid in deadly Shawnessy hotel shooting: Calgary police


Calgary police say charges have been laid in a shooting death inside a southeast hotel this spring.

Officers were called to the Super 8 in the 0-100 block of Shawville Road S.E. around 3 p.m. on Monday, March 25, for reports of a shooting.

The victim, 29-year-old Liban Abdirahman, was found suffering from gunshot wounds and declared dead at the scene.

He was Calgary's fourth homicide victim of 2024.

On Thursday, police announced a suspect had been arrested in Red Deer and transported to Calgary.

Ahmed Abdi Hassan, 29, is charged with one count of second-degree murder in Abdirahman's death.

He is set to appear in court on July 11. Top Stories


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