SIU Investigates Shooting Death in Stoney Creek
Case Number: 12-OFD-052
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Mississauga (13 February, 2012) --- Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in Stoney Creek this afternoon.
The Hamilton Police Service (HPS) contacted the SIU and reported the following:
• At approximately 1:00 p.m. this afternoon, HPS were conducting a criminal investigation in area of Quigley Road and Albright Avenue in Stoney Creek;
• There was an interaction between HPS officers and the man;
• During the interaction the man was shot;
• The man was transported to Hamilton General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The SIU has assigned seven investigators and three forensic investigators to probe the circumstances of this incident.
Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact the lead investigator at 416-622-1925 or 1-800-787-8529 extension 1925.
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.
Jasbir Dhillon, firstname.lastname@example.org
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342