Fatal police-involved shooting on Granville Street Bridge prompts IIO investigation

Feb 10 2023, 1:58 pm

A man was shot and killed on the Granville Street Bridge on Thursday night in an altercation with Vancouver police.

The Vancouver Police Department received a 911 call at 6:45 pm about a person “acting erratically.”

In a press release emailed to Daily Hive, police said that when officers arrived, an altercation ensued. During this, the man was shot and killed by police.

Granville Street Bridge

Chelsea Langenstam/Daily Hive

The VPD has notified BC’s civilian-led police oversight agency, the Independent Investigations Office (IIO). The matter is now under investigation.

The bridge was closed for a few hours and reopened sometime after midnight.

“This is an unfolding investigation and there is no further information at this time,” VPD said.

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