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Woman dies in Strathcona County officer-involved shooting

Last Updated Sep 23, 2019 at 10:42 am MST

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STRATHCONA COUNTY (660 NEWS) – A woman has died after a confrontation with RCMP Monday morning.

Strathcona County RCMP responded to a call from a woman who requested assistance from police.

Once officers arrived, a confrontation occurred with the woman and police where one officer fired their weapon.

The woman was taken to hospital with severe injuries and later died.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating.