Man shot dead in Beiseker
(West Shore RCMP)

A large search took place in the Colwood area this morning following a incident on Dallas Road early Sunday morning.

In a media release today, West Shore RCMP confirmed they they were searching for a suspect in an on-going VicPD investigation.

The search began just after 5 a.m. this morning, Sunday, September 5th after a West Shore RCMP officer located a suspect’s vehicle near the Royal Roads University.

RCMP along with the officers from the Integrated Police Dog Service flooded a Colwood neighbourhood to search for a suspect who had fled the scene before their arrival.

The suspect remains at large.

“We understand the concern of seeing so many police officers in a quiet community on a Sunday morning,” said S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet of the BC RCMP.

“We want to reassure the public that we believe the suspect is no longer in the area but are continuing efforts to locate him through investigative means,in partnership with VicPD.”

More to come.


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