NewsCampbell River RCMP use taser on suicidal man SHARE ON: Ethan Morneau, staff Wednesday, Jul. 29th, 2020 RCMP Sign. (Vista Radio Stock Image)A mental distress call in Willow Point ended with police having to use a taser.At around 10:00am yesterday, Cst. Maury Tyre says the Campbell River RCMP were called to the 400 block on Highway 19A after a man was “reported to be suicidal.”When officers arrived, Tyre says the man barricaded himself in a room while he claimed he was armed.Tyre says this resulted in a “brief stand-off” that eventually ended with police having to use a taser on the man.“We were very fortunate that nobody was seriously injured during this event,” Tyre says. “The members on scene handled themselves with a great deal of patience and professionalism in a situation that had very real possibilities of turning tragic.”Tyre adds that the man was then taken to hospital for treatment.