The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, the province’s police watchdog, is investigating after a fatal officer-involved shooting closed streets in Calgary on Wednesday.
Police responded to a gun complaint at the Nuvo Hotel, located at 827 12 Avenue S.W., after 4 p.m.
“A confrontation occurred between officers and the subject of the complaint that led to an officer-involved shooting,” the Calgary Police Service said in a news release.
“One person has died as a result of the shooting. No officers were injured during the event.”
Police said people should avoid the area as roads are expected to remain closed for a while.