BREAKING: Man shot to death by police in Penbrooke

Calgary police officers are at the scene of a shooting in the Penbrooke area that occurred at around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Neighbours on the scene told Postmedia, police officers said to them it was a fellow officer who fired the shorts.

Jessie Wallace was picking up a friend next door to where the incident happened.

She said she witnessed a K-9 unit and members of the CPS tactical team enter a home at 131 Penbrooke Close S.E.

Wallace said she could hear a police dog barking from inside the home.

“The police officers opened the front door and let the dog in on a long leash, it was in there for 15 minutes,” said Wallace.

“Two officers had their guns out and the SWAT team came in on the side.”

Soon after that, the woman said she heard a commotion coming from the house but not a gunshot.

“There were loud noises and a dog barking…after that, I heard lots of yelling,” she said.

“We didn’t see any bad guy come out.”

Officers came out a short time later and informed her shots had been fired by police inside the residence.


Penbrooke shooting scene. May 17, 2018. Photo by Jim Wells, Postmedia Network

EMS say one person was taken to Foothills Medical Centre with undisclosed injuries. The person’s condition is not yet known at this time.

More to come…

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