IIO Investigating Fatal Incident in Granisle
Prince George, B.C. – Investigators with the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) have been deployed to the Village of Granisle.
Spokesperson Marten Youseff says it’s related to a fatal incident which occurred earlier today.
He says just after 12:30 p.m. RCMP were called to a dispute where they arrived and established a perimeter around a residence.
“Contact with the residents was attempted. According to police two people exited the residence, confronted police and shots were fired. Both people were attended to by paramedics but did not survive.”
Youseff says the IIO will not be providing any information about the deceased noting that responsibility lies with the BC Coroners Service.
No further information or updates will be provided at this time as the investigation continues.
Witnesses are asked to call the IIO toll-free witness line at 1-855-446-8477.