North Vancouver RCMP have closed the entrance to Mount Seymour after a violent incident on Dog Mountain.
Witnesses say at least one man has been taken to hospital with stab wounds and another is still on the Mountain.
The RCMP's armed Emergency Response Team also remains at the top of the mountain.
It’s not clear when the road to the top of the mountain will be re-opened.
"(The RCMP) have asked us to shut down the road and it will be shut down until they say it’s not shut down,” said Simon Whitehead, marketing manager for Mt. Seymour ski resort.
Emergency services called out to Dog Mtn. (Mount Seymour) on a report of an injured hiker/camper. A male was located approx.15 minutes from the parking lot and has been transported to hospital. Investigation is currently ongoing.— North Vancouver RCMP (@nvanrcmp) February 1, 2018
Update: Members of North Shore Rescue have now recocovered injured subjects.
A second injured male hiker/camper has been located on Dog Mtn. and is being transported to hospital. Injuries to both males appear to be related to criminal actions. Investigation is fluid and ongoing as police and support services are on scene.— North Vancouver RCMP (@nvanrcmp) February 1, 2018
Update: The road to Mount Seymour has been re-opened as of 10:20 a.m. The snowshoe area of Dog Mountain is being contained by police.
The road to Mount Seymour is now open to the public. The snowshoe area of Dog Mtn. is being contained by police. There is no concern for public safety. A media press conference will be held at the North Vancouver RCMP Det at 11:30 today.— North Vancouver RCMP (@nvanrcmp) February 1, 2018
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