IIO is Investigating a Police-Involved Shooting in Surrey (2024-063)

Case: 2024-063 Incident Date: March 17, 2024 Agency: Municipal Location: Surrey Detachment: Surrey Police Service Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Open - Investigation in Progress

Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey, B.C. — The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating a police-involved shooting in Surrey.

Information provided by the RCMP states that on the evening of March 17, 2024, officers with the Surrey Police Service were walking outdoors at Guildford Town Centre near 152 Street and 104 Avenue when they encountered one man reportedly holding a weapon.

Police attempted to stop the man and there was an interaction, leading to one officer discharging their firearm and striking the man.

The affected person was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The IIO was notified of the incident shortly after it happened and initial investigative steps will seek to confirm the details leading up to and including the interaction with police, as well as whether any force used was necessary, proportionate, and justified under the circumstances.

The IIO is asking any person with relevant information or video footage of the incident to please contact the Witness Line toll-free at 1-855-446-8477 or via the contact form on the iiobc.ca website.


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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