Suspect charged with aggravated assault following police-involved shooting in Downtown Eastside

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      The B.C. Prosecution Service has laid one criminal charge against a man in hospital with injuries.

      John Corey McKay, 52, faces a count of aggravated assault following an alleged attack on a Vancouver police officer.

      It occurred around 8:30 a.m. on July 30 near the corner of East Hastings and Columbia streets.

      According to police, a man with a weapon came up to a police car and struck one of the officers in the head through a window.

      Police say they tried to subdue him with a taser before shots were fired.

      McKay is scheduled to appear in court on August 3.