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The Independent Investigation Office has been called in to investigate a fatal police involved shooting in Surrey

The Independent Investigation Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) has been called in to investigate a fatal police involved shooting in Surrey.
At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Saturday July 18, 2015, Surrey RCMP responded to reports of a suicidal male screaming just outside of the Surrey RCMP District 5 South Surrey office located in the 1800 block of 152nd Street. Police officers, who were in the District 5 office at the time, rushed outside and located the male. A physical struggle ensued and the male was shot by an officer. The individual has died. One of the police officers involved was injured as a result of the confrontation and was transported to hospital for treatment. The police officer sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound, the circumstances of which are under investigation. No other police officers or members of the public were injured during this incident.
” The Surrey RCMP are working with the IIO BC with respect to the fatal police involved shooting. Additional resources have been called in to assist, the scene has been secured and we anticipate that public access to the South Surrey office will be restricted in order to support the on-going investigation, “says Supt. Dave Attfield, Surrey RCMP Operations Officer. “Our officer has received medical treatment and is expected to be released from hospital later today.”
IIO BC has asserted jurisdiction and anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the IIO Toll-free Witness Line at 1-855-446-8477 (TIPS).For information about the IIO BC and media updates you can visit their website at www.iiobc.ca.

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