Woman shot dead while trying to escape from vehicle traveling on Highway 1 near Kamloops IG News

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The RCMP says a man has been shot dead after officers responded to reports of a woman trying to escape from a vehicle traveling along the Trans-Canada Highway near Kamloops, B.C.

They say 911 operators received a call from a woman inside what looked like a vehicle around 5:20 p.m. Sunday, before someone else saw a woman trying to get out of the wrongly moving vehicle. and the third caller reported a relative and a child. was kidnapped.

The RCMP says emergency response officers went to a rural property just before 9 p.m. when the suspicious vehicle was reported near a trailer, and about six hours later, a man emerged with a weapon and a child.

They say the man was shot dead during an “engagement” with officers, and a woman was found with non-life-threatening injuries inside the trailer.

Mounties says officers then went to the suspect’s home and found another woman tied up and wounded.

The Independent Investigation Office, B.C.’s police watchdog, has been called in to investigate the fatal shooting, while the RCMP says they are investigating a preliminary complaint of abduction and an alleged assault of another woman.

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