Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
Surrey, B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating a police-involved shooting in Surrey that has left one man dead.
At approximately 10:00 am this morning, officers were called to the 13200 block of 108 Avenue in Surrey. According to RCMP, a man at that location had threatened to cause harm in a public place.
The man was located inside a residence, and shots were fired by police. The man was transported to hospital, where he died.
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.
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