Kamloops shooting: One man dead after exchange of gunfire in Rose Hill

The matter is now under investigation by the IIO B.C.

RCMP in Kamloops say a man is dead after a shooting incident that involved police.

Police say they received a report late Friday afternoon about a suspicious and possibly impaired man spotted near a camper trailer up in Rose Hill.

article continues below

They say officers were dispatched and there was an exchange of gunfire, after which a man was found dead at the scene.

Police say no officers or other members of the public were injured.

RCMP said the Independent Investigation Office of B.C. had been notified and would determine whether there was any link between police actions and the man's death.

They added that because the matter is now under investigation by the IIO B.C., no further information will be released by police.
 

Read Related Topics

Comments

NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Vancouver Courier welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus

Popular Vancouver Courier

Sign Up For Our e-Newsletter!
Find the Vancouver Courier Newspaper