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No charges to be laid against Calgary police officer who shot driver

04/10/2014 12:40 EDT | Updated 06/10/2014 05:59 EDT
CALGARY - A Calgary Police officer who shot and seriously wounded a fleeing driver last year will not be facing criminal charges.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team has found the officer did nothing wrong when he fired at the 22-year old Calgary man on Nov. 5.

Two officers had been investigating a suspicious vehicle when they found the man sleeping in the idling truck.

When the man drove towards one of the officers, the other fired fired two shots.

He was struck once in the neck.

The vehicle continued across a street and crashed into a house, narrowly missing a resident inside.

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