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WARNING: Contains disturbing content. Amateur video captures scene at 29th Avenue SkyTrain station of man wielding a machete.
The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) is looking into an officer-involved shooting that startled commuters at the 29th Avenue station just before 8:30 Monday morning.
According to investigators, the VPD arrived at the scene to find a man wielding a machete in a confrontation with Transit Police.
The IIO says the man did not comply with the officers’ requests and was shot.
Scene outside 29th Avenue station which is closed off following what is believed to be an officer involved shooting pic.twitter.com/a7GJyp8ymt
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The man was taken to hospital but his condition is unknown.
The station has since re-opened.