SUNDAY 7:30 A.M. UPDATE
The police incident on Christina Drive in Chilliwack has now concluded. Residents in the area can once again leave their homes. Further updates to follow.
CHILLIWACK RCMP are currently responding to an unfolding police incident in the 46000-block of Christina Drive in Chilliwack. Residents in the Christina Drive area are advised to stay inside their homes. RCMP are asking the public to avoid this area.
RCMP say that for safety reasons, people should not share incident details / police locations on social media.
RCMP were initially called to a residence in response to a distraught male. When police officers arrived on scene, the male fired shots at them.
Police said at 10 p.m. that the situation remains very fluid and a heavy police presence including the Emergency Response Team, members of the Chilliwack RCMP, RCMP Crisis Negotiators and Air One remain in the area. This is a very high risk situation and all police efforts are being directed to bring this incident to a safe conclusion.
RCMP will provide updates as the event develops.