Alberta’s Critical Incident Response Group (ASIRT) has been directed to analyze what led an RCMP officer to discharge a weapon whereas responding to an incident in Bonnyville on Feb. 9.
Based on RCMP, officers had been responding to a report of a person “appearing erratically,” at a rural residence in Municipal District of Bonneyville round 9:45 p.m.
Police mentioned the person was making an attempt to achieve entry to a room the place folks had been “hiding” and induced injury to the house. Officers had been capable of enter the house and de-escalate the state of affairs in order that these inside the house might go away safely.
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RCMP mentioned the suspect confronted them once more, which resulted in an officer discharging their service firearm and critically injuring the suspect. Officers administered life-saving measures and EMS was referred to as. The person was taken by STARS to hospital the place he stays in severe, life-threatening situation. No different accidents had been reported.
A firearm was recovered on the scene.
RCMP mentioned the incident was instantly reported to the Director of Regulation Enforcement, inflicting the deployment of ASIRT to conduct an impartial investigation. The RCMP mentioned an inner overview course of has additionally been carried out to assemble a full account of what passed off throughout this incident.
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