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News Release

SIU Investigates Shooting in Toronto

Case Number: 13-TFI-262

Mississauga (4 November, 2013) ---

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a police involved shooting at 2677 Kipling Ave. Toronto, that occurred at approximately 3:00 p.m. today.

Preliminary information indicates the following:

  • Police were present to keep the peace while someone got belongings from an apartment;
  • There was an interaction between a man and the police;
  • The man was subsequently taken to hospital with gunshot wounds.

The SIU has assigned five 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 416-622-2293 or 1-800-787-8529 ext. 2293.

 

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. 

 

 

Monica Hudon

SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES

Telephone/No de telephone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529

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. 

Lenard Shaw, Lenard.B.Shaw@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342