On Feb. 24, 2022, Edmonton police Chief Dale McFee announced that two civilians died during police response to a liquor store armed robbery. The suspect was one of those killed. Edmonton media reported that that his firearm was fake. The second person was in his apartment and unconnected to the robbery — a tragic unwitting bystander. McFee’s demeanour demonstrated the mournfulness of the situation. The fatal shooting by police in Edmonton followed a Feb. 19 incident in Calgary, where police shot and killed Latjor Tuel, who had mental health issues. Tuel was carrying a wooden stick and a knife. A CBC news report notes that Tuel attacked a police dog at the scene. Read More
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