RCMP asking public to avoid Lynn Valley Road due to ongoing police incident

Jan 10 2020, 3:22 pm

Police are asking members of the public to avoid Lynn Valley Road in North Vancouver due to an ongoing incident.

According to a Tweet from the North Vancouver RCMP, the incident is unfolding between Highway 1 and William Avenue, near the on-ramp to the highway.


Police officers, a crisis negotiator, and emergency crews are at the scene “in response to a call of a man in a residence with a gun.”

“Efforts are being made to bring a peaceful resolution to the situation,” read the Tweet.

In the meantime, members of the public are asked to avoid the area, with a number of transit detours in place.

More information as this story develops.

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