Newspaper article The Canadian Press

No Charges against Calgary Police in Fatal Shooting of Man during Car Chase

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

No Charges against Calgary Police in Fatal Shooting of Man during Car Chase

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Police cleared in shooting of man during pursuit

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CALGARY - A unit that investigates police says there will be no charges against Calgary officers who shot and killed a man and critically wounded a woman after a car chase.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team says police were pursuing a truck last February after they got calls about shots being fired in the city's southeast.

ASIRT says the truck was deliberately ramming vehicles -- injuring a number of people -- as well as driving on sidewalks, medians, pathways and through a fence.

The pickup eventually smashed through a concrete barrier and was heading the wrong way on a freeway when officers rammed the truck to stop the chase.

Two officers fired at the vehicle and the 34-year-old driver was killed. …

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