Man shot by Calgary police is in life-threatening condition

A man is in hospital in life-threatening condition after he was shot by a Calgary police officer. Calgary police say two officers approached a suspicious vehicle around 11 am.

CALGARY — A man is in hospital in life-threatening condition after he was shot by a Calgary police officer.

Calgary police say two officers approached a suspicious vehicle around 11 am.

Police say as the vehicle drove away one of the officers fired his weapon, hitting the man at least once.

Neither of the two officers were hurt.

Investigators who report to Alberta’s Justice Department have been called in to review what happened.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team investigates whenever someone is seriously hurt or dies due to the possible actions of police.

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