IIO Deploys to Incident in Surrey (2019-146)

Case: 2019-146 Incident Date: August 14, 2019 Agency: RCMP Location: Surrey Detachment: Surrey Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Open - Investigation in Progress

Information Bulletin
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.

Background

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.

info@iiobc.ca

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