IIO team deployed to Surrey after shooting at Scott Road SkyTrain

The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) deployed a team to Surrey to after complaints that a man with a 12-inch knife was threatening passengers at Scott Road SkyTrain Station last night.

During the confrontation that ensued, a police officer shot the suspect, who was later rushed to the hospital with unknown injuries. Police report that no one else was injured at the time of the shooting. 

The IIO team was notified around 7:40 p.m, 10 minutes after the incident occurred. The IIO is responsible for conducting independent investigations into incidents of serious harm or death to citizens that involve the police.

The Scott Road SkyTrain Station was closed off after the shooting, but re-opened two hours later. 

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