Shooting at Peace Arch Crossing

(Blaine, WASH)

United States side of the Peace Arch monument....

United States side of the Peace Arch monument. Blaine, Washington, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Information has been provided that an unarmed Canadian Customs Inspector was shot at the Peace Arch this afternoon. The victim has been transported to a local hospital. The suspect was shot and no longer poses a threat.

I-5 is currently closed at the Peace Arch and inbound Canadian traffic is being diverted to the Pacific Highway. Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office of Division of Emergency Management and Whatcom Unified Emergency Management urges you to stay away from the Peace Arch Crossing. Expect heavy traffic at all other crossings.

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