SIU investigating after man shot dead near Renfrew during OPP interaction
The SIU is called on to investigate any time someone is killed or injured in an incident involving police.
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, December 7, 2017 8:00AM EST
DOUGLAS, Ont. - Ontario's police watchdog is investigating after a man died of gunshot wounds during an interaction with officers.
The Special Investigations Unit says Ontario Provincial Police were called to a home in the village of Douglas, near Renfrew yesterday afternoon.
Investigators say the call came from someone concerned about a family member.
The SIU says a 52-year-old man at the property sustained a gunshot wound while interacting with police.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The SIU reviews deaths, injuries and allegations of sexual assault involving police.