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CALGARY –
Related to the death of Sgt Andrew Harnett, a Calgary police officer who was hit and seriously injured in a traffic obstruction on December 31, 2020
Harnett, 37, a 12-year-old Calgary Police Service veteran, was killed while he was walking around Jan.50 o’clock a traffic obstruction carried out local time
“While he was working to keep our roads safe, Andrew was hit by a vehicle that was fleeing a traffic obstruction,” the police said in a statement on Friday. “Despite the heroic attempts of his colleagues and EMS members, he died as a result his injuries “”
Police said Harnett had operated a traffic disruption in the area around Falconridge Blvd and Falconridge Drive N.E. late Thursday
“During the traffic obstruction, the vehicle fled and hit the officer,” said the police
Officers and paramedics nearby who arrived on site attempted to rescue the officer, but he was pronounced dead at the hospital around midnight

At around 11 a.m., officials named two suspects wanted for murder related to Harnett’s death

Al-Azan Shah Muhammad, 17 and Amir Abdulrahman, 19, both from Calgary, have been identified as suspects in the case

According to police, a petition has been filed with the Youth Department of the Calgary Provincial Court to name the juvenile offender involved in the death

“Massive efforts are being made to find those responsible for the life of one of our members and to bring them to justice,” the police said on Friday. “Dozens of sworn and civilian members are working around the clock to track down every single clue and these efforts will not stop “

Police say Muhammad allegedly was the driver of the sport utility vehicle that Harnett hit while Abdulrahman was his passenger

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a copper-colored 2006 Infiniti FX with a small spare tire on the passenger side, officials say the vehicle also has significant hail damage.A photo of a vehicle similar to the one the police are looking for is shown below:

Police said Harnett joined the force 12 years ago after serving as a military policeman

It is with deep sorrow, & Heartbreak, to tell you that we lost one of our cops last night
While we were keeping our streets safe, an officer was hit by a vehicle that was fleeing from a traffic obstruction & died as a result of his injuries https: // tco / ZYoYhSKhq5

Calgary police investigate after an officer was killed during a traffic obstruction on New Years Eve

Calgary Police Department

World News – CA – 2 people wanted for the murder of the death of the Calgary Police officer

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