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Woman dead after shooting incident involving police east of Edmonton


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Sept. 23, 2019

Strathcona RCMP – Officer-involved shooting

Strathcona County, Alta. – Today at approximately 7:30 a.m., Strathcona County RCMP members received a call for service from a female who requested members attend her residence for assistance. Upon arrival, a confrontation occurred between the officers and the female.

The incident resulted with one of the responding members discharging their firearm. The female sustained a serious injury and was transported to hospital for treatment where she succumbed to her injuries.

No officers were injured as a result of the incident.

The Director of Law Enforcement has been notified and the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding police conduct. The RCMP remains the lead investigating agency on the events leading up to the serious incident, with ASIRT having carriage of the review of police actions.

All media inquiries about this incident should be directed to ASIRT at 780-641-9099.

The Alberta RCMP will not be commenting further on this incident.

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