09/24/2013 11:36 EDT | Updated 11/24/2013 05:12 EST

Medicine Hat Police Shooting: Man In Critical Condition After He's Shot By Officer

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MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - A man is in critical condition in hospital after being shot by a police officer in Medicine Hat, Alta.

Police say officers confronted a man with a gun Monday night and there was a shootout.

No one else was injured.

Justice department officials have assigned the government's Alberta Serious Incident Response Team to investigate the shooting.

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