Office of Independent Investigations
For immediate release
Surrey, BC – BC’s Independent Investigations Office (IIO) is investigating the death of a man and the serious injury of a woman following a police-involved shooting near Keremios.
On September 13, 2022 at 7:45 a.m., there was an interaction between police and a man and a woman in the 4100-block of Highway 3, according to information provided by the RCMP.
During the interaction, the police opened fire. A man and a woman were shot and injured.
The woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where the man was pronounced dead.
The IIO was informed soon after the incident took place and investigators were deployed to the spot to begin investigation.
The IIO is asking anyone with relevant information, dashcam or other video footage of the incident to please contact the Witness Line at 1-855-446-8477 or via the contact form. iiobc.ca website.
The IIO is the independent civilian oversight agency for police in British Columbia. It investigates all officer-involved incidents, whether or not there is an allegation of wrongdoing, that results in serious harm or death.