SIU Investigating Shooting Injuries in Toronto
Case Number: 13-TFI-040
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Mississauga (10 February, 2013) --- Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is probing the circumstances surrounding the shooting injuries sustained by two individuals overnight in Toronto.
Preliminary information indicates the following:
•In the early morning hours of February 10, 2013, officers with the Toronto Police Service observed an altercation outside the Muzik nightclub, located inside the CNE grounds.
•Officers heard gunshots and saw a car leaving the area.
•When the car failed to stop, officers discharged gunshots at the car.
•The car stopped a short distance away near the Dufferin gate exit to the CNE.
•Of the three occupants in the vehicle, two were struck by projectiles and were taken to St. Michaels Hospital for treatment.
The SIU has assigned seven investigators and three forensic investigators to probe the circumstances of this incident.
Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the lead investigator at 416-622-1957.
The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must
- consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
- depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
- report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General.
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342