Calgary, AB,
13
July
2018
|
09:35
America/Denver

Officer-involved shooting in Auburn Bay

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team has been called in to investigate following an officer-involved shooting earlier this evening.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., a stolen vehicle was observed in southeast Calgary. HAWCS and the Tactical Unit were called in to assist after the vehicle went mobile, driving throughout the city. After approximately six hours, the vehicle went into the community of Auburn Bay where Tactical Unit members attempted to affect an arrest, at which time a second vehicle, also believed to have been stolen, arrived. At approximately 10:35 p.m., in the 0-100 block of Autumn View S.E., the situation escalated and a Tactical Unit member discharged his firearm, striking one person. 

The affected person was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Two other people were taken into custody.

No officers were injured as a result of the incident.

More information is expected to be available tomorrow, Friday, July 13, 2018.