Calgary

1 person dead after being shot by officers in Calgary's Beltline

One person is dead after being shot by police officers after a confrontation occurred at a Calgary hotel.

Alberta's police watchdog is investigating the incident

Calgary police and EMS remained on the scene near the Nuvo Hotel in the Beltline around 5 p.m. Wednesday after a shooting. (Meghan Grant/CBC)

One person is dead after being shot by police officers near a hotel in Calgary's Beltline district.

According to a police release, officers were called to the Nuvo Hotel shortly after 4 p.m. on Wednesday for a complaint of a person with a gun.

Police said that a "confrontation occurred" between officers and the individual. That confrontation allegedly led to the officer-involved shooting.

The person died as a result of the confrontation. No officers were injured.

Officers stand near the open trunk of a police vehicle near the scene of the Nuvo Hotel, where one person was shot by police on Wednesday. (Meghan Grant/CBC)

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has been directed to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

The Nuvo Hotel is located at 827 12th Ave. S.W.

No further information was immediately available.

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