× Select City
Crime, News

Man shot by Calgary police officer this weekend has died

DH Calgary Staff Jan 29, 2018 10:32 am 536

A man has died following a confrontation with police on Saturday night.

According to a release from the Calgary Police Service, a man in his 40s was reportedly screaming and throwing things in the hallway of his apartment building in Calgary’s Kingsland neighbourhood, which prompted a response from police officers.

They arrived on scene just before 9 pm on Saturday, and after roughly half and hour of speaking with the man, he jumped from his balcony and confronted the officers.

“At approximately 9:30 p.m., an officer-involved-shooting occurred. Although specific details can’t be released, police can confirm weapons were recovered at the scene,” the release states.

The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries that night and alter died on Sunday morning.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team is investigating the incident, and an autopsy is planned for this Monday.

See also


Sign Up to our Newsletter for exclusive content, contests, and perks.

DH Calgary Staff
Daily Hive is the evolution of Calgary Buzz.

© 2019 Buzz Connected Media Inc.