A gunman was shot dead following a stand off with police after he fired at one of their officers.
Police were responding to an "active situation involving a firearm" in Abbeydale, Calgary, Canada, earlier today when the gunman shot the force member.
He was rushed to hospital but is in a stable condition.
Following the shooting, armed police swarmed the area and a stand-off ensued.
Witnesses reported the gunman had barricaded himself into a burning garage and thick black smoke could be seen billowing in the air.
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