Calgary, AB,

Officer-involved shooting in Franklin Industrial Park

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating after an officer-involved shooting that occurred earlier this morning in southeast Calgary.

At approximately 4:20 a.m., today, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023, police were called to the 3000 block of Second Avenue S.E., for reports of a break and enter at a commercial building.

Upon arrival, officers conducted a search of the building and encountered a man in a room at the premises. Subsequently, a physical confrontation ensued, and the man assaulted an officer with a weapon. Due to the rapidly changing dynamics of this confrontation, one officer discharged their Service weapon.

The man was pronounced deceased on scene.

One officer sustained injuries from the assault and was treated on scene.

No further details are available at this time as ASIRT investigates.

Case # 23065153