Man, 73, shot and killed by police following incident at Minden grocery store

UPDATE: The SIU released additional information on Thursday morning. For more information, click HERE.

A 73-year-old man was shot and killed by police following an incident at a Minden grocery store Wednesday (July 15) morning.

According to the SIU – which is investigating the incident – the OPP were notified that the man had assaulted individuals at the business, located on Highway 35, before leaving in a vehicle around 9:30 a.m.

“An officer observed the vehicle and commenced following it for a short period of time,” reads a media release.

“Based on a query of the vehicle’s licence plate, officers made their way to a residence on Indian Point Road. Outside the residence, there was an interaction with the man and two officers discharged their firearms. The man was struck.”

The man was reportedly transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:45 a.m.

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