ASIRT Investigating Maskwacis officers conduct following early morning shooting

Two officers being investigated by ASIRT

Two police officers in Maskwacis are being investigated for their conduct in an early morning shooting confrontation.

The officers were called out to a report of shots being fired on the Samson First nation just after midnight.

What followed was a report of police firing their weapons and injuring one of the two suspects who is now recovering with non-life threatening injuries.

The other suspect has been located.

No word yet of any charges laid and no names have been released.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is looking into what led up to the incident and also looking into police conduct.  (JSL/The One News)


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