My first thought was, it's by the DI (Drop-In Centre). Then my hope was that it wasn't one my regular customers from work. Things have been a bit tense, lately. Even people who are usually quiet and easy going were feeling agitated.
More likely, it was another drug related incident.
The area on 4th Avenue from 1st Street to Centre Street was still closed off this afternoon, with police still scanning the ground in the area around the Delta Hotel and the Harry Hays buildings.
Morning traffic backed up past Centre Street and 7th Avenue N.
Fourth Avenue closed off from Memorial Drive to Centre Street.
Two o'clock in the afternoon and 4th Avenue between Centre Street and 1st Street, as well as sidewalks, are still closed off.
- CTV News - Police release identity of man killed in downtown stabbing
- Global News - UPDATE: Police release identity of downtown stabbing victim
- CBCNews Calgary - Man fatally stabbed in downtown Calgary
- Calgary Herald - 4th Avenue flyover reopens but other downtown streets still closed as police investigate fatal stabbing