The province’s police watchdog is investigating the death of a man in New Westminster Sunday night.
New Westminster Police say they responded to the rear of a Walmart at 805 Boyd St. following a report of a man with a weapon around 9:40 p.m.
Police believe the man had a gun with him and shots were fired shortly after they arrived.
The man died of his injuries but no one else was hurt.
A police spokesperson said both the Independent Investigations Office and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the man’s death.
Anyone with information is asked to call the IIO at 1-855-446-8477.