Calgary police shoot man after suspect points gun at officers during traffic stop

Calgary Police say officers discharged their firearm after a man allegedly pointed a gun at officers during a traffic stop in a northwest neighbourhood.

Police said they were initially called to Hendon Drive Northwest just before 4 a.m. Wednesday for reports of a traffic accident.

When officers arrived, police said a man in his vehicle pointed a gun at them.

The man had remained in his vehicle with the gun, police said.

After a 90-minute standoff, police said a tactical team gassed the suspect out of the vehicle at around 5:30 a.m.

Police confirmed to Global News that they shot the man who was inside the vehicle.

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He was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition, police said.

No officers were injured.

In a later update, police said residents in the immediate area no longer need to shelter in place.

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