Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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PR06 - (Calgary-Police-Shooting)

CALGARY. x-06s. Police in Calgary say a man has died in hospital after he was shot with a service pistol early this morning. Officers were initially called following reports of an altercation at a gym in the city's northeast last night. They followed the man as he sped off from the area to his home, where he refused to come out. Hours later, there was a confrontation on the street. Acting deputy Chief Ryan Ayliffe (AY'-liff) says there were several attempts to de-escalate the situation along the way.

("...a tragedy.") (SOURCE: The Canadian Press)

TAG: Police say the man was shot with plastic-bullets from a rifle that is meant to be a less lethal option for front-line officers. He was also shot with a service pistol. …

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