Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man in Custody, Emergency over in Southwestern Alberta Town of Pincher Creek

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man in Custody, Emergency over in Southwestern Alberta Town of Pincher Creek

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Emergency situation over in southern Alberta town

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PINCHER CREEK, Alta. - A man has been arrested in Pincher Creek following an emergency situation that blocked streets and shut schools in the southwestern Alberta town.

The RCMP were responding to reports of gunshots at a home and warned the public to stay away from the area until early Wednesday afternoon.

"No one else was involved in the incident and the situation is resolved," RCMP said in a release, adding charges are pending.

The RCMP sent an emergency response team, which is called in to deal with dangerous situations.

The Livingstone Range School Division said that just before 6 a.m., a school bus transportation co-ordinator tried to open the gates to the bus compound, but was told by an officer to leave. …

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