Officer-involved shooting - Bridgeland
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating following an officer-involved shooting that occurred in the community of Bridgeland.
At approximately 11:30 p.m., on Monday, April 9, 2018, plainclothes Calgary Police Service members were in the area of 2 Avenue and 6 Street N.E., when a confrontation occurred between an officer and a man who is alleged to have been armed. During the confrontation, a Service firearm was discharged by the officer.
The suspect was deceased at the scene. The officer was uninjured during the confrontation.
Further details about this incident will be released as they become available, likely mid-morning.