Fatal RCMP shooting in Maple Ridge, B.C., under investigation

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — The Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia has been called in after a fatal shooting in Maple Ridge, B.C., involving the RCMP.

Police say it happened Sunday around 1:10 p.m. after Mounties responded to a reported domestic dispute at a residence on Colemore Street.

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They say there were three people in the residence, one of whom was armed with a knife.

Police say there was an interaction, during which an officer deployed a conducted energy weapon but it wasn't "successful," and another officer fired their gun.

The RCMP say Emergency Health Services personnel were there to provide immediate medical assistance, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The IIO BC is now investigating the incident, and as such police say they will not be releasing any further information.

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