High Risk incident

In the early morning hours of September 18th, 2022, members of the Medicine Hat Police Service were called to a residence in the 300 block of 7th St SE for weapons offences.   Due to the nature of the complaint, the MHPS Tactical Team and Crisis Negotiators were called to the location.

After several hours at the scene, members entered the residence after attempts to contact were unsuccessful and located a male who died of self-inflicted injuries.

Due to the nature of the investigation and respect for family members no further information will be released regarding this event.