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One man in hospital in stable condition after early morning Calgary police shooting

December 22, 2022  By The Canadian Press

Dec. 22, 2022, Calgary, Alta. – Alberta’s police watchdog is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred early this morning in northwest Calgary.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response team says Calgary Police were called out just before midnight after receiving a report of a man with a weapon.

Officers found the man in a parkade and tried to calm the situation for an extended period of time.

Police say the situation eventually escalated to the point that one of the officers fired a gun.


The wounded man was given medical attention by both officers and EMS officials who were on the scene.

He was transported to hospital in serious but stable condition.

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