The Independent Investigations Office of is hopeful witnesses will come forward in their investigation into a fatal Qualicum Beach incident.
On the morning of October 12 at around 6:00 am, RCMP responded to a report of a male in distress in the 39000 block of Inland Island Highway.
There was a struggle between the male and officers and the man was shot.
The man did not survive his injuries and two officers were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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IIO investigators were at the scene and have been interviewing witnesses, collecting evidence, interviewing officers and reviewing medical reports.
The IIO is asking anyone who saw, heard or recorded the incident to contact the IIO witness line at 1-855-446-8477.