Canadian border guard shot in booth at B.C. crossing

October 17, 2012

[The following is a report from CTV news. It raises concerns about the security of the Canadian border.]

A lone gunman entering Canada from the U.S. shot a Canadian border officer inside her booth at a B.C. crossing point Tuesday before turning his gun on himself, RCMP said.

Surrey RCMP Cpl. Bert Paquet said the officer was airlifted to hospital and “was breathing at the time,” but her condition was not known. He said it appeared she had been shot in the neck.

Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/canadian-border-guard-shot-in-booth-at-b-c-crossing-1.998401#ixzz29c4u3nke

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