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One dead after officer-involved shooting during traffic stop

Last Updated Oct 19, 2017 at 1:59 pm MST

RCMP investigate officer-involved shooting in Gleichen, AB. October 19, 2017 Derek Brade - City TV

An officer-involved shooting in southern Alberta has left one person dead.

RCMP said two officers were conducting a traffic stop in the town of Gleichen around 4 a.m. this morning when they observed a firearm in the vehicle.

Police said a confrontation occurred when the officers tried to make an arrest, and one of them discharged his service pistol.

The occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The officers were not injured.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team is investigating.