Transit Police officer shoots at man outside Gateway SkyTrain

A TransLink Transit Police officer fired shots at a man, who then fled in a vehicle from the area of the Gateway SkyTrain Station in Surrey, B.C. this afternoon.

Spokesman says suspect who was fired at was not injured, and drove away

Shots fired at man in vehicle outside Gateway SkyTrain Station 1:00

A TransLink Transit Police officer fired shots at a man, who then fled in a vehicle from the area of the Gateway SkyTrain Station in Surrey, B.C. this afternoon.

Staff-Sgt. Ken Schinkel said the incident happened at 4 p.m. PT, and that traffic around the station has been disrupted though the station itself is still open.

He also said that it does not appear that anyone was injured. 

He said he could not discuss what happened prior to the shots being fired, and that Surrey RCMP Major Crimes Section is investigating.

Transit Police say no one was injured, and the man fled in a vehicle. (Shane MacKichan/CBC)

With files from the CBC's Meera Bains