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News Release

UPDATE: Teen Shot during Police Interaction at Mississauga Plaza has Died

Case Number: 17-OFD-193

Mississauga, ON (26 August, 2017) ---
A 15-year-old who was shot during a police interaction at a plaza in Mississauga in July has died. 

The Special Investigations Unit is continuing to examine the circumstances surrounding the incident, which happened around 2:00 a.m. at a plaza at Creditview Road and Britannia Road in Mississauga. 

The SIU is not releasing the name of the young male.

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

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