Incident in which Man Seriously Injured in Midland Subject of SIU Investigation
Case Number: 17-OOI-163
- Around midnight, a man arrived at the Georgian Bay General Hospital.
- A short time later, police officers responded to a disturbance at the hospital.
- There was an interaction with the man.
- Sometime after the interaction, the man was found without vital signs outside the hospital.
- The man was transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre. He is listed in critical condition.
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.
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342