One man dead in police-involved shooting at Hope hospital
One man is dead after Mounties responded to an alleged altercation between two injured people at a hospital in Hope.
B.C. RCMP said the incident started just before 11:45 a.m. Wednesday when officers responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 5 near the Zopkios off-ramp.
Multiple people were taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries, including two injured people who got into an alleged altercation that resulted in paramedics requesting police assistance.
“Attending officers responded to the Fraser Canyon Hospital where an interaction occurred between the officers and one man resulting in one officer discharging their firearm,” said a statement from RCMP.
The man received immediate medical attention, but died at the hospital.