Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Calgary Police Shoot and Kill Man after Going to a Call Where Screaming Heard

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Calgary Police Shoot and Kill Man after Going to a Call Where Screaming Heard

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Calgary police shoot and kill man at home

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CALGARY - Calgary police say they shot and killed a man who confronted them with a weapon at a home.

Police say it happened Tuesday morning in the Sundance neighbourhood in the southern part of the city.

Officers went to a home after getting a phone call in which screaming could be heard before the call was disconnected.

When police arrived they found a man in his 20s on the front lawn with serious head injuries.

They say a second man confronted them with a weapon in the home's garage and an officer fired his pistol.

"Officers issued directions to the man, however, he advanced around the car toward towards the officers with what it is believed to be a large edged weapon," said Police Chief Roger Chaffin.

"Our officers and EMS attempted to provide emergency medical assistance to the 76-year-old man, however, he was declared deceased by EMS a short time later. …

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