Calgary, AB,

Update: Officer-involved shooting in Temple

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred tonight in northeast Calgary.

At approximately 6:55 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, we received multiple calls from the community of Temple, relating to a man with a firearm engaging in erratic behaviour, including following a person while carrying a firearm, pointing a firearm at a person, assaulting a person with a firearm, and an attempted carjacking.

At about 7 p.m., officers arrived in the 0 to 100 block of Templebow Way N.E. Upon arrival, one officer discharged their Service weapon. The suspect was shot in the leg and taken into custody. He was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No CPS members or members of the public were injured.

As ASIRT has now taken over the investigation, the CPS will not be releasing further information.

Case # CA24081992