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News Release

SIU Called to Investigate Shooting between Police and a Man in Brampton Townhouse Complex

Case Number: 16-OFI-145

Brampton, ON (8 June, 2016) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding a shooting involving the Peel Regional Police and a 24-year-old man in Brampton.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • Just after midnight on June 8, Peel Police received a call about a disturbance in one of the buildings at Newhaven Manor, close to Highway 410 and Williams Parkway.
  • Officers responded and confronted a 24-year-old man.
  • There was a brief foot chase and shots were fired between police officers and the man.
  • The man was struck several times.  
  • He was rushed to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.  He underwent surgery and is currently in critical condition.          
    
Two subject officers and seven witness officers have been designated as part of this investigation.

Five investigators and four forensic investigators have been assigned to this incident.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact the lead investigator at 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. 

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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