Police officer killed in line of duty in Lac-Simon, Que.

LAC-SIMON , Que. -- Quebec's provincial police say that a police officer from a local force was fatally shot in the line of duty Saturday night in Lac Simon, 170 kilometres northwest of Montreal.

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Police say it happened when officers responded to a domestic call.

Another person was pronounced dead inside, and police say that they believe that person may have shot himself.

Investigators say that officers did not return fire.

Provincial police are conducting an independent investigation into the incident.



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