At approximately 4:10 a.m. this morning, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, two Northeast Division officers came upon a break and enter in progress at a gas station in the area of Range Road 244 and Hwy 37. When members challenged the suspects, contact between the suspect and EPS vehicles occurred, resulting in EPS members discharging their firearms.
A criminal flight ensued, which led the officers to the area of 25005 Sturgeon Road. A second vehicle contact occurred, at which point the officers again discharged their firearms.
One male sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated and transported to hospital. Three other suspects were taken into custody.
No EPS officers were harmed during this incident.
The EPS will not be providing further comment, as the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has since taken the lead in this investigation.