Moun­tie shot­man after cruiser rammed

Calgary Herald - - CITY+REGION -

GRANDE PRAIRIE Al­berta’s po­lice watch­dog says a Moun­tie shot a man on Tues­day in Grande Prairie dur­ing an ex­change of gun­fire with two sus­pects after a pickup rammed an RCMP cruiser. No po­lice of­fi­cers were hurt. Al­berta Se­ri­ous In­ci­dent Re­sponse Team (ASIRT) in­ves­ti­ga­tors say the 21-year-old sus­pect who was shot was taken to hos­pi­tal with se­ri­ous in­juries. The other sus­pect, who is 29, was ar­rested.

Two sawed-off long-bar­relled firearms were re­cov­ered.

Team in­ves­ti­ga­tors say they will fo­cus on the cir­cum­stances of the of­fi­cer-in­volved shoot­ing and whether po­lice con­duct was law­ful.

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