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News Release

SIU Investigates Firearm Injuries to Man in Toronto

Case Number: 13-TFI-289

Mississauga (30 November, 2013) ---
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 34-year-old man in Toronto early this morning.  

Preliminary information indicates the following:
At approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013, Toronto Police Service  (TPS) officers became involved in an interaction with a man on the fourth floor of an apartment building located at 177 Mutual Street;
The man sustained gunshot wounds and has been taken to St. Michael’s  Hospital for treatment.

Five investigators and three forensic investigators are investigating this incident.  At this point, one subject officer and five witness officers have been designated.

Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the Unit at 416-622-1965 or 1-800-787-8529 ext. 1965. 

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