07/23/2014 04:39 EDT | Updated 07/23/2014 04:59 EDT

4 Gun-Wielding Men Attack Man In Northwest Calgary Neighbourhood

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Calgary police are investigating after four gun-wielding men attacked another man in a northwest community Tuesday.

According to police, a man was leaving for work from his Hidden Valley home at approximately 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, when he was approached by a man with a gun.

The man tried to force the victim back into his home, but when the victim resisted three other men, armed with guns, jumped in and began to assault him.

After a short altercation, the victim was able to break free and flee on foot.

Police say the suspects ran in the opposite direction and drove off in a light-coloured car.

All of the suspects are described a black men in their late 20s or 30s.

Police say the victim is not cooperating with the investigation and this is not believed to be a random attack.

Police say other people in the neighbourhood may have witnessed the attack and are asking anyone with information to call 403-266-1234 or contact Crime Stoppers.

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