Man dead, officer injured after police investigation in Scarborough: SIU

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) says a man is dead and an officer has been injured after a police investigation in Scarborough Tuesday evening.

An SIU spokesperson told reporters that Toronto police officers were attempting to stop a vehicle near Midland Avenue and Midwest Road when the vehicle struck and injured a police officer.

The spokesperson said another police officer then fired their gun and a 21-year-old man was shot.

He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The officers attempting to stop the vehicle were a part of the guns and gangs unit and were investigating the driver, the SIU said.


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