New details emerging about police-involved shooting in Grande Prairie - 660 CITYNEWS
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New details emerging about police-involved shooting in Grande Prairie

(Tom Ross - 660 NEWS)
Summary

One of the suspects was injured in the exchange with officers.

It all started as police spotted what they believed to be was a stolen GMC Sierra driving through the city.

GRANDE PRAIRIE (660 NEWS) – We’re learning more about a police-involved shooting that unfolded early Tuesday morning in Grande Prairie.

According to the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT), officers were following what they believed to be was a stolen GMC Sierra in the area of 99 Street and 141 Avenue when the truck came to a stop.

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It then drove into a police car at a high rate of speed, and there was a confrontation between the two men inside and officers at the scene.

There was reportedly an exchange of gunfire before the suspects were taken into custody.

A 21-year-old man was taken to hospital with injuries to his left leg and shoulder. He’s believed to be the driver, while his 29-year-old passenger was taken into custody without incident.

The police watchdog adds two sawed-off long-barrelled firearms were also recovered from the scene.

No one else was injured.

ASIRT will look at the circumstances surrounding the officer-involved shooting and whether police conduct was lawful.

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