July 7, 2014 4:11 pm

Mountie shoots fellow officer while investigating complaint

RCMP cruiser extensively damaged after being rammed, attacked by a man with an axe near Canora, Sask.

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EDMONTON- An RCMP officer is in hospital with non life-threatening injuries after being shot by a fellow officer Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 12:45 p.m. on Loutit Road in Fort McMurray.

Wood Buffalo RCMP officers were responding to a weapons complaint at an apartment complex. While on scene, a gun was drawn by an officer and the second officer was shot.

The names of the officers are not being released. No one else was injured.

The Wood Buffalo General Investigation Section and RCMP Major Crimes Unit from Edmonton are currently investigating the incident.

Alex Lumsden, 22, the subject of the complaint, was taken into custody and charged with uttering threats, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.



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