On June 10, 2021 at approximately 11:00 AM members of the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) responded to a report of threats involving a male in possession of a firearm, at a residence located on Northlands Lane NE.
As the threats involved a firearm, members of both the MHPS Patrol and Tactical Teams responded with the Armored Rescue Vehicle, which was used to enhance public and police safety. After approximately one hour, members of the MHPS Crisis Negotiation Team were successfully able to de-escalate the situation which resulted in the 37-year-old male being taken into custody without further incident.
The matter is still under investigation.
S/Sgt Rod Thompson
Medicine Hat Police Service