A Surrey RCMP officer has been charged in the 2015 fatal shooting of 20-year-old Hudson Brooks.
Const. Elizabeth Cucheran is charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon in relation to the 2015 incident that took place outside the RCMP detachment’s South Surrey district office on 152nd Street.
On July 18, 2015, Brooks appeared outside and began screaming. He was believed to be suicidal at the time. Officers went outside, where a struggle ensued and Brooks was shot.
It was later determined the 20-year-old Surrey man had been shot multiple times. The only weapon recovered from the scene was a police-issued firearm; Brooks was unarmed.