Two police officers killed on duty in Canada

by IANS |

Ottawa, March 17 (IANS) Two police officers were shot and killed in Edmonton, Canada, while responding to a domestic dispute call, local media reported.

According to CTV News, on Thursday morning, the two patrol members responded to a family dispute in an apartment building in Edmonton, reports Xinhua news agency.

Upon arrival, they went inside the building, approached the suite, and were shot by a male subject.

The two members, Constables Travis Jordan and Brett Ryan, were rushed to hospital and they were both declared deceased, CTV News said.

A male suspect was also dead from what investigators believed was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

One person, a female who was related to the suspect, was in hospital with life-threatening injuries, CTV News reported, adding that the investigation into the officers' deaths was still in the early stages.

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