Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
Surrey, B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating a Saturday afternoon shooting following a police traffic stop at approximately 2:30 pm at 100thAvenue and 152nd Street in Surrey.
The driver was taken to hospital with what was reported to be a self-inflicted injury. He is not expected to survive.
The IIO has begun an investigation to determine what role, if any, police actions or inactions played in the shooting.
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.
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.
If you are in crisis, help is available:
- Call 310-6789 to be connected to the crisis centre nearest you (no area code required)
- Crisis Services Canada:crisisservicescanada.ca
- British Columbia: crisislines.bc.ca
- Vancouver and surrounding areas:crisiscentre.bc.ca
- Vancouver Island: vicrisis.ca
- VictimLinkBC: 1-800-563-0808