ASIRT investigating after Mounties shoot and kill man east of Edmonton
VEGREVILLE — Mounties have shot and killed a man east of Edmonton.
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team says it happened Wednesday around 5 p.m. northeast of Vegreville, Alta.
The agency which investigates incidents involving police says RCMP got a call about a man armed with a gun causing trouble at the location.
The RCMP Emergency Response Team was called in to assist, but prior to its arrival, ASIRT says uniformed police fired one shot at a 43-year-old male.
Emergency medical services at the location tried to revive the man — whose name is not being released — but he was pronounced dead on scene.
ASIRT says a shotgun was recovered at the scene.