Edmonton police shot and killed a man on Saturday, August 18, around 10 PM after responding to a two-vehicle collision just north of the Yellowhead Trail in the area of 66th Street and 123rd Avenue. The Edmonton Police Service has only said that an “incident occurred” between a male driver of one of the vehicles and officers, with one officer firing their weapon and killing the man.
A male passenger in the victim’s vehicle was taken into custody by Edmonton police. The driver and passenger in the other vehicle were not injured.
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, the agency that investigates police harm to civilians in Alberta, is now investigating the killing.