The BC RCMP has notified the Independent Investigations Office of BC of an incident where one man has died.
An RCMP media release indicates that officers in Quesnel were conducting a check on a vehicle that was parked in the parking lot at the 400 block of Carson Avenue at around 3-30 this (Tuesday) morning.
One man was sleeping inside.
When officers approached the man he reportedly reached for a firearm, and shots were fired.
The man was transported to hospital where he was declared deceased.
As the matter is now under investigation by the Independent Investigations Office of BC, no further information will be released by police.