Police watchdog investigates man's death in officer-involved Tecumseh shooting

The provincial police watchdog is investigating after a police involved shooting in Tecumseh, Ont., that ended in the death of a 48-year-old man and injured multiple police officers.

According to the Special Investigations Unit, Ontario Provincial Police responded to a call about a man in distress on Friday night. Essex County OPP said the home was in the 600 block of Estate Park in Tecumseh.

In a news release, the SIU said officers interacted with the man inside the home — where one officer discharged his firearm and shot the man.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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