RCMP say a Saanich man has died in a shooting in a rural area northeast of Calgary.
Mounties say officers were called out on Thursday afternoon to investigate a complaint of a firearms injury in Rocky View County.
They found a man with a gunshot wound and were unable to save him, despite administering first aid.
The victim, whose name is not being released, is a 30-year-old from Saanich.
Police say the public is not believed to be at risk.
An autopsy is being done by the office of the chief medical examiner in Calgary.