Alberta RCMP shoot, kill man after road stop altercation

WETASKIWIN, Alta. — Mounties in Alberta have shot and killed a man.

The latest incident happened when police say an officer with the Wetaskiwin detachment pulled over a vehicle near Ma Me O Beach.

RCMP say there was an altercation and the officer shot with his sidearm.

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A 30-year- from Pigeon Lake, Alta., died and a 41-year-, also from Pigeon Lake, was transported to hospital in Edmonton.

It’s the second in Alberta this week.

On Thursday, RCMP in , Alta., shot and wounded a man who has since been identified by family as Curtis , a regular character on the “Mantracker.”

The Alberta’s police watchdog, the Serious , is investigating both shootings.


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