The armed man shot by police in a north Edmonton intersection on Monday is facing 14 criminal charges, sources tell CTV News.

On Thursday morning, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team confirmed 36-year-old Glenn Ironchild was holding a rifle.

Edmonton police received a number of 911 calls in regards to a man holding a firearm in the intersection of 137 Avenue and 50 Street.

Upon arrival, a confrontation broke out and an EPS officer shot Ironchild.

Ironchild was transported to the hospital where he remains in a stable condition, ASIRT said.

ASIRT confirmed that Ironchild was in possession of a Lee Enfield .303 calibre firearm recovered on scene.

Ironchild has been charged with 14 related firearm charges, including careless use of a firearm, pointing a firearm, and assault with a weapon.

The police watchdog's investigation will focus on the officer’s conduct and the use of force.

Ironchild's bail hearing is on April 6.