Officer shot in leg, suspect kills himself in Calgary: police

CALGARY — Policy say an officer has been wounded and a suspect is dead following a shooting in Calgary.

Police had received reports about a suspicious vehicle with a person blaring loud music and behaving erratically.

They say when the officer arrived, a man shot him in the leg.

The officer returned fire and the man ran toward a nearby park, where he then killed himself.

The officer was taken to hospital in stable condition and later released.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, the province's police watchdog, is investigating.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 28, 2022.

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