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Police officer killed in Canada shooting was British

Constable Daniel Woodall was killed in the line of duty.

A police officer originally from Britain has been killed in a shooting in Canada, officials say.

Constable Daniel Woodall, 35, died and another officer was hurt in the shooting in southwest Edmonton, the city's police force said.

The shooting took place as the officers attempted an arrest at a property, which was later engulfed in flames and burned to the ground.

The suspected gunman is not in custody, police said.

Constable Woodall, who had served the Edmonton Police Service for eight years since migrating from Britain, leaves a wife and two children.

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