01/05/2017 09:33 EST | Updated 01/06/2018 00:12 EST

Independent officials investigate police-involved shooting in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Members of British Columbia's Independent Investigations Office are responding to what is believed to be a police-involved shooting in Surrey.

A call came in at around 7 a.m., from a neighbourhood in the northwest part of the city.

Officials with the IIO have not released any details but confirm in a tweet that members have been sent to the scene.

The office responds to police-involved death or serious injuries in B.C.


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