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Man dies after incident at Estevan police station

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The injured officer's condition is stable, according to Estevan police. (Archive photo)


The Saskatchewan Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) says a man is dead after a police officer shot him Wednesday. The 19-year-old man grabbed an officer's gun while at the Estevan police station and shot another officer.

The latter was in police custody in connection with another separate incident which suggests that he may have killed his mother.

Estevan police responded to an apartment on 6th Street Wednesday morning to respond to a medical emergency. When they arrived on scene, they discovered that Karie Ann Guillas, 46, had been injured and was bleeding.

The latter was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police also placed a man who was at the scene under arrest. The SIRT confirmed that the latter was the son of Karie Ann Guillas, without however revealing his name.

The latter had been transported to the police station in Estevan and while he was being photographed, he grabbed an officer's gun and shot a police officer.

Another police officer later shot him.

According to SIRT, other police officers intervened and provided first aid until paramedics arrived on scene. Both injured people were then airlifted to a Regina hospital.

Estevan police say the officer's condition injured is stable.

The SIRT, for its part, confirmed on Friday that the 19-year-old man had died shortly after after arriving at the hospital on Wednesday.

The provincial agency continues to investigate the circumstances that took place at the police station of Estevan and a final report will be made public for 90 days before the conclusion of the investigation.

With information from Nicholas Frew

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116