Female Canadian Border Officer Shot at Check Post (Video)


A female Canadian border officer was shot in the neck and critically wounded by a gun man who then turned the gun on himself at a security booth on the main crossing between Washington state and British Columbia.

The wounded officer was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition as investigations began into what prompted the shooting.

The suspect's van, which had Washington state license plates, is to be forensically examined. Authorities on both sides of the border have pledged full cooperation in investigating the incident.

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