IIO Deploys to Officer-Involved Shooting in Maple Ridge (2019-144)

Case: 2019-144 Incident Date: August 11, 2019 Location: Maple Ridge Agency: RCMP Detachment: Ridge Meadows Incident Classification: Death Case Status: Open - Investigation in Progress
INFORMATION BULLETIN
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.

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.

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