Man allegedly wielding knife on SkyTrain shot by Mountie
Emergency crews attend Scott Road Station in Surrey after a man allegedly wielding a knife was shot by an RCMP officer Saturday night. (CTV)
CTV British Columbia
Published Saturday, May 11, 2013 8:44PM PDT
Multiple reports surfaced Saturday evening that an RCMP officer shot a suspect who was allegedly brandishing a knife on a SkyTrain.
Transit Police confirmed the Independent Investigations Office was called to the scene of the incident and that there was a police-involved shooting in Surrey at Scott Road Station.
The IIO is an independent authority established to investigate police-related incidents involving death or serious harm.
Initial reports that the suspect allegedly stabbed a passenger on the train, headed eastbound from Gateway to Scott Road SkyTrain station, are yet to be confirmed.
Transit service to Scott Road Station was halted while a police investigation was underway.
The suspect’s condition is not known at this time.
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