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Double stabbing in Burnaby leaves 1 man dead, police shoot and wound suspect

03/29/2015 12:34 EDT | Updated 05/29/2015 05:59 EDT
Burnaby RCMP shot and wounded the alleged suspect in a reported double stabbing early this morning at 6116 14 Avenue that has left one man dead.

"Upon arrival, police officers engaged the alleged suspect and shots were fired resulting in injuries to the suspect," RCMP said in a statement. "He has been transported to hospital with what appears to be non-life threatening injuries."

The victim of the stabbing, who was also taken to hospital, has since passed away. Police have tape up around the crime scene.

The Independent Investigations Office​ [IIO] has been called to the scene and is taking over the investigation.

The IIO provides civilian oversight into serious police incidents.

MAP: 6114 14 Avenue, Burnaby, B.C.

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