Multiple police cars responded to the area around 8:41 p.m., at which time Mounties say “shots were allegedly fired at RCMP members who quickly took cover.”
Police say one shot struck a vehicle, but no one was injured. A photo released by police shows a hole in a police cruiser on the passenger side behind the rear window.
Members of the Lower Mainland Integrated Emergency Response Teams, along with Mission RCMP officers, were deployed to the area. The suspect surrendered to police and was arrested without incident.
Best Avenue remained closed as of noon Friday.
IHIT, which is responsible for investigating homicides, high-risk missing persons and suspicious deaths. Mounties say they won’t be releasing any more information on the incident at this time.
Watch missioncityrecord.com for more info as it becomes available.