UPDATE #4: The SIU released additional information on Thursday morning. For more information, click HERE.
UPDATE #3: The SIU has released an update on the fatal shooting. For more information, click HERE.
UPDATE #2: The Special Investigations Unit has confirmed it is investigating a fatal police-involved shooting in Haliburton Highlands.
Police provided an update in a social media post just after 1:45 p.m. that notes that there are “there are no concerns for public safety” currently. See video below. No details on the incident were provided.
An incident at Valu-Mart in Minden Wednesday (July 15) morning has prompted a large police presence in the area.
While few details have been confirmed by police, there have been several reports on social media of vehicles being damaged at the business.
The suspect reportedly fled the scene, with police now in the area of Indian Point Road.
There have also been unconfirmed reports of shots being fired.
Check back for more information as it becomes available.
Police are currently investigating a serious criminal matter near the Village of #Haliburton. Currently there is no concerns for public safety. Please remain away from Indian Point Road near Eagle Lake until police complete this investigation. ^jf pic.twitter.com/ecncyluG1W
— OPP Central Region (@OPP_CR) July 15, 2020