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Police charge man they shot wielding gun at major intersection

The 36-year-old allegedly pointed a rifle at bystanders and then at officers, before he was shot by police.

Glenn Justin Ironchild remains in an Edmonton hospital recovering from his wounds.

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Glenn Justin Ironchild remains in an Edmonton hospital recovering from his wounds.

Edmonton police have laid several charges against a man who was shot by officers earlier this week after he allegedly pointed a rifle at people in the middle of a busy intersection.

Glenn Justin Ironchild, 36, is charged with assault with a weapon along with various firearms offences.

Ironchild is in an Edmonton hospital recovering from his wounds.

As is standard protocol, the shooting is being investigated by the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team.

 

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