An Edmonton Police Service logo is shown at a news conference in Edmonton, Oct. 2, 2017. Police in Edmonton say a girl has been charged with murder in the death of a 13-year-old girl. Officers were called to an assault Friday night in the city's northeast. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

ASIRT investigating after man shot during confrontation with Edmonton police

EDMONTON — Alberta’s police watchdog is investigating after a man who was reportedly firing a gun in an Edmonton parking lot was shot and killed during a confrontation with police officers.

The Edmonton Police Service says in a news release that a caller reported a man was damaging vehicles near the neighbourhood of Millwoods on the city’s south side last night.

Police say he was located 10 minutes later about a block away.

They say police chased the man and at one point officers discharged their firearms and the man died.

Police say a gun was retrieved at the scene and no officers were harmed.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team says they are investigating the shooting.