Calgary, AB,

Officer-involved shooting - 20 Avenue and 35 Street S.E.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has been called in to investigate an officer-involved shooting that took place this morning.

At approximately 6 a.m., Wednesday, June 26, 2019, an officer responded to a call at 20 Avenue and 35 Street S.E., for reports of a suspicious person wandering in and out of several backyards in the area.

The officer encountered an individual, a confrontation occurred at which time one individual was shot by police and transported to hospital in critical condition.

The officer required medical attention at the scene.

There is no further information that can be released at this time.

CASE # 19266670