Police officer reportedly shot in Abbotsford on Monday afternoon

Nov 7 2017, 4:55 am

Independent investigators are being deployed to Abbotsford for a “police-related incident,” after a police officer was reportedly shot on Monday.

The Independent Investigations Office (IIOBC) investigates “officer-involved incidents that result in death or serious harm.”

Early reports suggest at least one police officer was shot in the incident, which Twitter users say took place in the Mt. Lehman neighbourhood.

Police have reportedly blocked traffic in and out of the area as the situation unfolds.

A press conference on the incident is scheduled for 3 pm today.

In the meantime, Abbotsford MP Ed Fast expressed his condolences on Twitter to the officers involved in the unfolding situation.

Other police departments took to Twitter to express their support for the Abbotsford Police as well.

More to come…

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