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RCMP contain Sylvan Lake neighbourhood after gun was pointed at officers

A man who pointed a gun at police officers in Sylvan Lake was arrested Wednesday evening.

In a release Wednesday afternoon, Sylvan Lake RCMP said that while conducting a police operation at a residence on Lakeway Boulevard, a man pulled a gun on police.

Later in the evening, the Emergency Response Team entered the residence before locating and arresting the suspect.

The suspect was arrested and treated for minor injuries.

Officers searched the property and found the firearm.

During the operation, RCMP Police Service Dog Kitzel suffered multiple injuries and was subsequently taken to an area Emergency Vet Clinic where he underwent surgery. PSD Kitzel is now recovering from the injuries received.

Police are investigating and no additional details are available at this time.

More to come.

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