Alberta Crown Prosecution Service media statement

August 22, 2016

 No prosecution in Calgary Police officer-involved shooting

The Alberta Crown Prosecution Service (ACPS) announced today that there will be no prosecution as a result of an incident on March 16, 2015 which ended in the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man.

The incident was investigated by the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT). Upon completion of the investigation, the file was assessed by the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service.

The ACPS has carefully and thoroughly reviewed the file and all the available evidence and has found that there is no reasonable likelihood of conviction of the officer involved in the shooting. Further details are available in the Case Assessment.

To learn more about the ACPS, the ACPS manual, and the Decision to Prosecute Guideline, please visit http://bit.ly/ABCrownProsManual

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