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IIO investigating after police fatally shoot man

The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating after Prince George RCMP shot and killed a man.

Information provided by the RCMP states that on March 16, police responded to a call at the intersection of Highway 97 and Willowcale Road. An interaction occurred between the man and police, and the man was shot. He was pronounced deceased a short time later.

The IIO has commenced an investigation, and initial investigative steps will seek to confirm the details of the interaction between the man and police.

The IIO is asking any person with relevant information, or dashcam or other video footage of the incident to please contact the Witness Line toll-free at 1-855-446-8477 or via the contact form on the iiobc.ca website.

 

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