Officer involved shooting in New Westminster; one person in critical condition
The Independent Investigations Office has confirmed they are now investigating a “critical incident of an officer involved shooting.”
We now know that New West police were responding to a call about a man causing a disturbance when the shooting happened near the 800 block of Boyd Street
BC Ambulance says one person has been transported to hospital in critical condition .
Multiple callers to our traffic station AM730 earlier reported it was a shooting at the Wal-Mart in Queensborough landing around noon.
“Just letting you know over in Queensborough, at the Walmart area, there has been a shooting. Yeah, there is all kinds of police cars, fire, ambulance, they have it roped off.”
Wal-Mart says they’re still open.
More information as it becomes available.
We are in the early stages of investigating a serious incident in Queensborough. Updates and information to follow. #newwest
— New West Police (@NewWestPD) January 15, 2016
Originally published on CKNW.com