BC RCMP notifies IIO BC after officer dies, suspect seriously injured

Burnaby, BC – The BC RCMP has notified the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia of an incident where a police officer has died and the suspect was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

On October 18, 2022, Burnaby RCMP were dispatched to a complaint near the intersection of Canada Way and Curle Avenue.

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While there, the attending officer became engaged in an altercation with a man which resulted in the officer being stabbed and the man being shot.

Emergency Health Services transported both to hospital, but the officer has since succumbed to their injuries.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been deployed and will assume conduct in the investigation of the officer’s death.

The Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia will concurrently investigate the actions of police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at [email protected]

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