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Officer-involved shooting in Lethbridge injures man

An investigation is under way after an officer-involved shooting in Lethbridge on Friday.

Investigation under way after police say they got in a confrontation with knife-wielding man

An investigation is under way after an officer-involved shooting in Lethbridge on Friday evening. 

According to a Lethbridge police press release, officers responded to a call of a man with a knife around 6:30 p.m. When police found the man, they say a confrontation ensued and the man was subsequently shot. 

The man was transported to hospital and underwent surgery for non life-threatening injuries and is in stable condition. The officer was not injured. 

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team is investigating the shooting and is en route to the city, according to the release. 

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