IIO is Investigating a Police-Involved Shooting in Vancouver (2022-212)Case: 2022-212 Incident Date: August 6, 2022 Agency: Municipal Location: Vancouver Detachment: Vancouver Police Department 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 the injuries of one man following a police-involved shooting in Vancouver.
Information provided by the Vancouver Police Department states that in the evening on August 6, 2022, police responded to reports of a man with a weapon who had reportedly injured at least one person in a building in the 900-block of Granville Street.
When the officers arrived, an interaction occurred, and an officer discharged their firearm. The man was subsequently transported to the hospital for treatment of gunshot-related injuries.
The IIO was notified of the incident shortly after it occurred and has deployed investigators to the scene to commence an investigation.
The IIO is asking any person with relevant information, dashcam or other 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.