IIO is Investigating an Incident in Vancouver (2022-282)Case: 2022-282 Incident Date: October 24, 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 an incident in Vancouver which resulted in serious injuries to one man.
Information provided by the Vancouver Police Department indicates that in the early morning on October 24, 2022, police responded to report of trespassing in the parking area of a residential building in the 800-block of Southwest Marine Drive.
It is reported that when officers arrived, they located one man who was in possession of a weapon. The man sustained a serious but not life-threatening injury during his arrest.
The IIO has commenced an investigation.
The IIO is asking any person with relevant information or video footage regarding 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.