Mounties shot and killed a man in Nanaimo today.
The man died in hospital after Mounties shot him during an altercation near Country Club Drive they described as an “traumatic arrest.”
This happened shortly after 10:20AM Tuesday morning.
Police were originally called out to reports of a man carrying a knife.
Two Nanaimo RCMP members located the man and shots were fired by police.
The Independent Investigations Office has now taken over the case.