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Mountie shot by fellow officer during weapons raid

<p>A Calgary Mountie was shot by a fellow officer yesterday morning during a raid on a mobile home west of Sundre.</p>




A Calgary Mountie was shot by a fellow officer yesterday morning during a raid on a mobile home west of Sundre.





Members of Calgary’s and Red Deer’s emergency response teams were executing a warrant about 5 a.m. when the RCMP officer was shot in the lower leg.





RCMP K Division’s Wayne Oakes said the officer was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.





“The last we heard he was in relatively good condition considering his leg injury but seems to be in good spirits,” Oakes told Metro.





Oakes said an internal investigation is underway, but refused to give specific details about the incident and why shots were fired.





Five men were taken into police custody, one being arrested for allegedly firing a weapon inside the mobile.





Police were raiding the house in support of an illegal weapons search warrant.


 
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