Woman dead after officer-involved shooting in Calgary, ASIRT investigating

A woman is dead after being shot by a police officer in Calgary early Tuesday morning.

Calgary police said in a news release that officers tried to stop a driver believed to be impaired in the area of 9 Avenue and Blackfoot Trail just after midnight.

The driver would not stop and continued to drive erratically, running red lights and driving at various speeds. Police tried two more times to stop the driver at about 12:30 a.m., but the vehicle did not stop. Officers stopped pursuing at about 12:40 a.m.

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