Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Posting
Surrey. B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has deployed to an officer-involved shooting in Surrey.
RCMP reported on August 14, 2019, at approximately 4:17 a.m., officers responded to a call concerning a male with a weapon on 135A Street, Surrey. It is reported that during an interaction with police, shots were fired resulting in injuries to a male.
Emergency Health Services transported the male to hospital and his condition is unknown at this time.
Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to contact the IIO BC at 1-855-446-8477.
The IIO is the independent civilian oversight agency of the police in British Columbia. It investigates all officer-related incidents that result in serious harm or death, whether or not there is any allegation of wrongdoing.