Forces of the order in response to a shooting on Tuesday that resulted in the deaths of two suspects.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have identified the two suspects in the shooting and bank robbery in Saanich, British Columbia last Tuesday.
They are twin brothers, Mathew and Isaac Auchterlonie, who had no criminal records and who were unknown to police, a statement said.
The two men from Duncan were 22 years old. Their next of kin have been notified.
The identity of the brothers has been established by the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crimes Unit with the assistance of the Colombia Coroners Service -British.
Twins Mathew and Isaac Auchternlonie have been identified by police as the perpetrators of the shooting and armed robbery in Saanich.
The release of the names of the two deceased answers the question of who, but there are still many unanswered questions, says Captain Alex Bérubé, spokesperson for the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crimes Unit.
“The motive for the armed robbery and subsequent shootout with police has yet to be determined.
—Captain Alex Bérubé, Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crimes Unit
Police confirm there were only two suspects in the bank, but was trying to find out if other people were involved or associated with this event.
On June 28, the police received a call reporting the presence of two people armies wearing body armor at a BMO branch in Saanich. This was followed by gunshots and the death of the two suspects. Six police officers were injured.
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