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News Release

SIU Investigating Shooting in Mississauga

Case Number: 15-OFI-271

Mississauga (14 November, 2015) ---
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting overnight in Mississauga.

Preliminary information indicates the following:
  • Just after 1:00 this morning, Peel Regional Police officers responded to a call at Golden Orchard Drive and Grand Forks Road.
  • There was an interaction between a 26-year-old man and officers, and the man was shot.
  • He was transported to St. Michael’s Hospital.  His injuries are considered not life-threatening.  

Three investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to investigate this incident.  

Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the Unit at 416-622-1886 or 1-800-787-8529 Ext. 1886.

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. 

Jason Gennaro, jason.gennaro@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-641-1897 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 1897