Two people have been taken to hospital after a call to police ended in a woman being shot Saturday (May 8) evening in Port Albion near Ucluelet.
According to RCMP, police responded to a call of a disturbance and a man needing medical assistance at a home in Port Albion.
Mounties said that police who entered the home saw a woman with the weapon. Shots were fired and the woman was taken to hospital with gunshot wounds. A man was also taken to hospital for treatment.
The initial incident is being investigated by the Island District General Investigative Services and Ucluelet RCMP, as well as the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Tribal Council.
The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is probing police conduct in the case.