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Regina s police chief says man has died in officer-involved shooting

Regina s police chief says man has died in officer-involved shooting
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Police Chief Evan Bray says officers were called to an apartment early Saturday morning by a resident who reported hearing a disturbance in another suite, loud noises and yelling.

When they arrived, Bray says officers discovered that a man armed with a knife was holding a woman hostage.

Bray shared few details about what happened next, but says police tried to de-escalate the situation, however, an officer discharged a firearm.

Police have not released the identity of the deceased, but say his next-of-kin have been notified

Bray says this is the second fatal officer-involved shooting the service has seen in 20 years.

He says the incident is being investigated with the help of the Saskatchewan Coroners Service and that oversight will be appointed by the Ministry of Justice.
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