Reports of gunshots prompts large police response in Saddleridge

Some roads were closed and residents in Saddleridge were asked to stay indoors for several hours on Friday evening as Calgary police searched for suspects following reports of a shooting.

Police were called to the area at about 5:45 p.m. for reports of gunshots.

Few details are available, however police said in a statement "several" people were arrested.

Residents were asked to stay indoors as officers searched for suspects.

Police tape could be seen stretching around a park.

EMS said one man in his 20s was taken to hospital after being bitten by a police dog.

Police posted to social media that the incident had been concluded just before 9 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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