SIU Investigating Police-Involved Shooting in Etobicoke
Case Number: 18-TFI-338
- At approximately 11:30 p.m. on November 21, 2018, Toronto Police Service officers went to an address on Willowridge Road to arrest a 23-year-old man.
- There was an exchange of gunfire between the man and a police officer, and the man was struck multiple times.
- The man was transported to hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
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.
Monica Hudon, firstname.lastname@example.org
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342