Natasha Mohamed Farah was hit by a stray bullet last month as she stood outside a nightclub.
Police say the 26-year-old woman, who moved to Calgary from from Toronto about a year ago, was an inncocent bystander.
Hussein Ibrahim, who is 21, was originally charged with recklessly discharging a firearm.
Calgary police upgraded the charge Monday.
He is to appear in court Friday.Suggest a correction