General · 2nd March 2016
On March 1st, 2016 at approximately 2:14pm Quadra Island RCMP received a report of a distraught male discharging a firearm several times at their residence in the We Way Flats area on the Cape Mudge Reserve. Quadra RCMP with the assistance of Campbell River RCMP attended and contained the scene. The immediate neighbours surrounding the house where the shots were being fired were advised to seek shelter in their basements. The RCMP were unable to establish communication with the person with the firearm. There was no communication and no further shots being fired. The RCMPs Emergency Response Team attended to the scene to assist in establishing communication with the person. Once all attempts to make contact failed, the RCMP entered the residence. The person was located deceased inside the residence. This is now a Coroners Act Investigation and the RCMP is assisting the Coroner.