Shots fired by police – updated
The name of the man who died in a police shooting Saturday on Mill Bay Road has been released.
27-year-old Chris Bloomfield was shot by police Saturday and died from his injuries.
Shawnigan Lake RCMP says they were called to a report of an assault and upon entering the house trailer, Bloomfield advanced on the officers with a knife.
Police tried to use a taser first but their efforts were unsuccessful.
The Independent Investigation Office of BC has been notified and is investigating as is the usual procedure when police have been involved in a shooting.
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Independent Investigations Office of BC.