SIU Investigating Fatal Shooting in Toronto
Case Number: 16-TFD-072
Other News Releases Related to Case 16-TFD-072
- Shortly after 11:00pm on March 13, Toronto Police were called to the Leslie Street subway station for a report of two men fighting.
- One of the men fled on foot into a nearby park.
- There was a confrontation involving Toronto Police officers and a police firearm was discharged.
- The man was struck. He was rushed to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre where he was pronounced dead.
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.
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