Sun, 03 Dec 2023

OTTAWA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- One police officer was shot dead and two other officers injured on Friday while executing a search warrant at a home in Coquitlam, a city about 30 km east of Vancouver, Canada.

The suspect was also shot and sustained serious injuries, said a police statement.

"The attending officers became engaged in an altercation with a man which resulted in multiple officers being injured and the man being shot," it said.

The injured were transported to hospital, but one of the officers succumbed to his injuries.

Local media reported that the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been deployed and will investigate the incident.

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