An adjournment was called during question period Monday after a man shot himself outside the Alberta Legislature at around 3 p.m.
A witness told Global News a man shot himself with a handgun on the front steps.
Police officers were seen performing CPR on a body on the steps. Police taped off the area.
MLA Dan Williams was speaking in favour of his private member’s bill – Bill 207 – when discussion was halted and an adjournment was called due to a health and safety concern.
The house was adjourned until 7:30 p.m.
Edmonton police confirmed the incident is non-criminal.
Global News has a crew on scene and will update this article as more information becomes available.
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