IIO Investigating Police-Involved Incident in Peachland (2022-149)

Case: 2022-149 Incident Date: June 27, 2022 Detachment: Kelowna Location: Peachland Agency: RCMP 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 BC is investigating an incident in Peachland which has left two people dead.

Kelowna RCMP reported receiving a call at approximately 4:30 pm on Monday, June 27. The caller reported that they had been contacted by a friend who said that a person had been shot and that they themselves were planning self-harm.

Police arrived at a residence on Garraway Place, where they set up a containment perimeter.  At approximately 6:20 pm, the RCMP’s Southeast District Emergency Response Team entered the home, where they found two people dead.

The IIO asks anyone with relevant information about this incident to contact the witness line toll free at 1-855-446-8477 or via the contact form at iiobc.ca.

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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