Independent Investigations Office Appeals for Witnesses

Posted March 21, 2015

INFORMATION BULLETIN
Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office of BC is asking anyone who may have been in the area of the 9300 block of Salish Court, Burnaby yesterday evening to come forward.

On March 20, 2015, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers responded to a complaint of a man with a gun near 9300 block of Salish Court. A male individual was subsequently shot by officers and taken to hospital.
IIO investigators are at the scene today and are conducting a neighbourhood canvass. Investigators can be identified by jackets that show IIO insignia and they have reason to believe that there were people in the area of 9300 block of Salish Court, just prior to the incident.

If anyone has any information or was in the area of the 9300 block of Salish Court yesterday evening between 7:30 and 8:00 p.m., they are asked to call the IIO at 1-778-988-1041.

The focus of the IIO investigation remains the actions of the police officers. The RCMP remains responsible for the concurrent investigation into the actions of the affected person and any other persons involved prior to the incident.

Independent Investigations Office
Ralph.Krenz@iiobc.ca
Media – 778-988-1041