IIO Clears Transit Police Officer in Surrey Fatal Shooting

Posted May 16, 2016

The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has released a Public Report related to a fatal officer-involved shooting of a male affected person on December 28, 2014 in Surrey, B.C. The male was shot by an on-duty officer of the South Coast British Columbia Transit Authority Police Service (Transit Police) on the morning of December 28, 2014. He died in hospital that morning from a combination of a gunshot wound and self-inflicted stab wounds.

Pursuant to s.38.11 of the Police Act, RSBC 1996 Chapter 367, the Chief Civilian Director of the IIO has reviewed the concluded investigation. The CCD does not consider that any officer may have committed an offence under any enactment and will not be making a report to the Crown Counsel. The full public report can be found here.

The original information bulletin on this investigation can be found here.

Marten Youssef
Acting Director, Public Engagement and Policy
Marten.Youssef@iiobc.ca

Aidan Buckley
Communications & Stakeholder Relations Liaison
Aidan.Buckley@iiobc.ca