IIO called in to investigate Port Coquitlam death

Th Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has been called in to investigate the death of a Port Coquitlam man.

A man who had allegedly fired shots in the air outside his house was later found dead

The IIO is investigating after a Port Coquitlam man was found dead. (GP Mendoza/CBC)

Th Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has been called in to investigate the death of a Port Coquitlam man.

On Sunday police were called to the 2100 block of Audrey Drive after reports came in of a distraught man with a gun who had allegedly fired shots in the air. 

Coquitlam RCMP, along with the Integrated Lower Mainland emergency response team, attended only to find the man dead, apparently of a self-inflicted gun shot wound. 

IIO B.C. has take over the investigation to determine if there is a connection between the actions of police and the injuries sustained by the male.