Alberta police kill armed man trying to flee rural residence

Police tape, crime scene. (Shutterstock)

Police tape, crime scene. (Shutterstock)

Damien Wood, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:54 AM ET

Police shot and killed an armed man trying to flee a rural residence near Medicine Hat Saturday afternoon.

Medicine Hat Police Service and RCMP officers surrounded the home, just outside Medicine Hat city limits, after locating a vehicle of interest in relation to a missing-person case from the night before.

Also located there was an armed suspect, police say, who confronted the first officer from Medicine Hat police to respond.


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