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.
@nvanrcmp, a crisis negotiator, and LMD ERT are on Lynn Valley Rd. between Hwy 1 & William Ave., #NorthVan, 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. Please stay out of the area.
— North Vancouver RCMP (@nvanrcmp) January 10, 2020
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.