1 man dead following police-involved shooting in Cold Lake First Nation, Alta.

One man is dead following a police-involved shooting that took place Saturday in Cold Lake First Nation, northeast of Edmonton.

Police said they blocked off the area surrounding a home after receiving a firearms complaint. In a news release early Saturday, police said the situation was contained and there was no harm to the public.

Police tried to make contact with the man, a 45-year-old resident of Cold Lake First Nation.

“A confrontation occurred between the suspect and officers resulting in at least one officer discharging a firearm,” reads a news release from Saturday night.

When police entered the home, they found the suspect dead. Officers also found firearms in the residence.

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No officers were injured. The investigation has been handed over to the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team.

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