Rocky Mountain House RCMP Officer Involved Shooting

April 3, 2021
O'Chiese, Alberta

News release

One man is deceased after a confrontation at a residence on O'Chiese First Nation. RCMP were responding to a complaint of a disturbance at the residence. When they arrived they encountered a known individual who went back into residence closing the door. Police checks confirmed that the individual had outstanding warrants. Police secured the area and began taking the necessary steps to obtain a warrant to enter the home. It was at this time the individual exited the home and a confrontation ensued. A 24-year-old male was pronounced deceased on scene.

Police have contained the area and the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is attending the scene to initiate an investigation into the matter.

No RCMP officers sustained injuries during the confrontation.


Contact information

Cpl. Troy Savinkoff
RCMP media relations

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