The RCMP’s Independent Investigations Office has been called in to investigate an officer involved shooting at the Departure Bay Terminal in Nanaimo.
Ron MacDonald, of the Independent Investigations Office says Nanaimo RCMP had been made aware a suspect, in a violent car jacking on the mainland, was travelling on the ferry and would be arriving at the terminal mid morning …..
Police reported when the man got out of the car, it appeared he had a firearm and that’s when shots were fired.
None of the officers, nor any members of the public were hurt.

No other information is being released at this point.

Police are asking any witnesses to call and are looking for any video that may have been taken of the incident.