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Watchdog called in after woman injured in police shooting in Surrey

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The Independent Investigations Office has been called out to a police involved shooting in Surrey that's sent a woman to hospital. And a warning. Aaron McArthur has the latest now from Surrey. Warning: This report may be disturbing to some viewers – May 24, 2022

The office that investigates police-involved incidents in B.C. has been notified of a non-fatal shooting in Surrey.

Surrey RCMP officers were called at 12 p.m. on Tuesday to a report of a woman who had a weapon near the intersection of King George Boulevard and 104a Avenue.

When officers arrived, police said an “interaction” happened and shots were fired by police.

The woman was injured in the shooting, police said, and was transported to the hospital for treatment.

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The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) is now in charge of the case and is asking anyone with information to call the witness line toll-free at 1-855-446-8477.

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