Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
Surrey, B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of B.C. has deployed investigators to an officer-involved shooting in Maple Ridge.
RCMP reported that on August 11, 2019 at approximately 1.10 p.m., officers entered a residence in response to a domestic complaint in the 12400 block of Colemore Street, Maple Ridge. It was reported that a male at the scene had a knife.
It is reported that there was an interaction with police and an officer discharged his firearm resulting in injuries to a male.
Emergency Health Services provided medical assistance but the male did not survive his injuries.
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.