RCMP officers involved in fatal shooting in Gleichen

The province’s police watchdog is investigating two fatal officer-involved shootings on Thursday.

Just after 4 a.m., RCMP officers conducting a traffic stop in Gleichen, a hamlet about 95 kilometres east of Calgary, spotted a firearm inside the vehicle.

There was a confrontation as RCMP attempted to arrest the driver, leading to one of the officers discharging his service firearm. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.


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