Edmonton Police shoot and kill man


Incident ID
Incident Title
Edmonton Police shoot and kill man
Incident Date
6 May 2021
Incident Description
Edmonton police were called at 11:05 pm on June 6, 2021 regarding a weapons complaint outside of a residence. A witness reported seeing standing across the street from his house on the Scott Robertson school grounds holding a knife and another reported seeing a man hide behind a tree on his neighbours property. Two police officers confronted a man on arrival and an officer fired a weapon striking and killing the man, according to the first witness, these gunshots occurred around 11:15pm. The victim was declared dead on the scene by first responders
ASIRT was reported to be investigating, but there are no known updates.
Description Type
Non-eyewitness, based on documentation
Incident City
Incident Neighbourhood
Injuries Incurred
Weapon used
Gun (service weapon)
Type of Abuse
Fatal violence
Physical violence
Victim Gender
Authority Involved
Edmonton Police Service
Officer Physical Description
Two officers
Complaint Filed
Submission Source
Research team
From published source
Archive Publication Date
26 January 2022