Male used a semi-automatic, tactical-style shotgun in battle with RCMP, ASIRT says
=”padding-bottom:56.25 %”> Alberta’s police guard dog claims a man utilized a tactical-style shotgun in a lethal armed battle with police on a major highway south of Edmonton Wednesday.
The Alberta Serious Occurrence Action Team (ASIRT) is investigating a May 6 incident that began with a weapon complaint in Blackfalds, Alta., and also finished with a shootout that left a 27-year-old man dead and an RCMP officer seriously harmed on the QEII Highway near Leduc.According to ASIRT, RCMP initially replied to a gun complaint at a Blackfalds residence at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday. The armed man discharged shots from the house, which seriously injured a lady inside her residence. No shots were terminated by authorities. The man then ran away the area in a Black BMW car.
Authorities located the sedan heading north on the QEII Highway as well as released a tire deflation gadget after a quick quest, however it did not stop the automobile. The BMW then crossed the highway median and began taking a trip north in the southbound lanes.
The vehicle ultimately quit with police car bordering it. The male, the lone resident in the vehicle, left the sedan and traded gunfire with authorities.
The male was hurt and was up to the ground. He died on scene. A law enforcement agent was likewise wounded in the confrontation.
“Officers on scene supplied emergency situation clinical help to both the guy and the hurt policeman, however the guy was noticable dead on scene,” the ASIRT launch says.
The injured police officer was taken to medical facility in Edmonton as well as has since been released.
The male’s weapon, described by police as a 12-gauge, semi-automatic, tactical-style shotgun, was recuperated from the scene.
Authorities have actually not launched the man’s name.
ASIRT is asking members of the general public that may have experienced or recorded the events, to get in touch with private investigators.