IIO is Investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting in Langley (2020-250)

Case: 2020-250 Incident Date: October 7, 2020 Detachment: Delta Police Department Location: Langley Agency: Municipal Incident Classification: Serious Harm 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 officer-involved shooting in Langley.

Information provided by the Delta Police Department indicates that on October 7, 2020 at approximately 6:20 p.m., Delta officers were conducting an investigation near 200 Street and 24 Avenue. While attempting to arrest two men related to the investigation, shots were fired by police which struck one of the men. Both men sustained non-life-threatening injuries during the interaction and were transported to a local area hospital for treatment.

The IIO is asking any person who saw, heard or recorded the arrest of the man to contact the IIO Witness Line toll free at 1-855-446-8477 or via the contact form on the iiobc.ca website.

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.

info@iiobc.ca

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