Incident Summary:

01/10/2016: Two assailants opened fire on TenX nightclub in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. At least one person was injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources identified the assailants as Mohamed Elmi and Mohamed Salad.

GTD ID:
201601100041

When:
2016-01-10

Country:
Canada

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Alberta

City:
Calgary

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity TenX
Specific Description Nightclub
Nationality of Target Canada
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
A pistol was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Muslim extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Attacks on French Jews, possible mass casualty attack in Canada and more: Links 2 on Jan. 11 – 2016," Before It's News, January 11, 2016."
"Video of Ten X nightclub shooting depicts speed of attack and arrests," CBC, January 11, 2016."