SIU Investigating Death of Man in Bobcaygeon After OPP Officer Discharged Firearm

In Police Blotter
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man after an Ontario Provincial Police officer discharged his firearm near a residence north of Bobcaygeon this morning.
Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At approximately 10:05 a.m. on November 25, 2021, an officer with the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment went to a rural residence near Highway 49 and Highway 37 for an ongoing investigation.
  • The man had a firearm. There was an interaction and the officer discharged his firearm before retreating.
  • Additional officers arrived on scene and located the man. Paramedics pronounced the man deceased at the scene.
Three investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to the case.
One subject official and three witness officials have been designated at this time.
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