Date: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

File: 21-35509

Victoria, BC – The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) is investigating a homicide that occurred in Victoria early this morning.

At approximately 5 a.m. Patrol officers were called to a residence in the 1000-block of Carberry Gardens. Officers attended, along with B.C. Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) paramedics, and located a man within the residence suffering from life-threatening injuries. Officers and BCEHS paramedics provided emergency first aid. However, the man died from his injuries.

Detectives with VicPD’s major crime unit were called to the scene and continued the investigation. The incident is being treated as a homicide and VIIMCU has assumed conduct of the investigation.

The investigation remains ongoing and remains in the early stages. No arrests have been made. At the present time there is nothing to indicate that there is risk to the general public. This risk assessment remains ongoing.

Investigators are seeking anyone who may have information surrounding this incident, including dash cam or video footage of the area of the 1000-block of Carberry Gardens from 6 p.m. on the night of August 30th to 6 a.m. this morning, August 31, 2021. If you have information about this incident please call the VIIMCU Information Line at (250) 380-6211.