Breaking News – SIU Investigating After OPP Officer Shoots Armed Man in Northumberland County
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating after an Ontario Provincial Police officer shot and injured a 28-year-old man early this morning at a residence in the Colborne area.
Preliminary information suggests the following:
- At approximately 1 a.m., police received a domestic violence-related 911 call from a residence in the area of Highway 401 and County Road 25. The man reportedly had a firearm.
- Officers arrived on scene and the man shot at police.
- An officer shot the man.
- He was taken to hospital for treatment.
Three investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to the case.
The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation, including video or photos, to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 or online at: https://siu.on.ca/en/appeals.php