SIU issues update on police shooting near Bobcaygeon

The SIU has released additional details on a shooting death of a man by police near Bobcageygeon Thursday (Nov. 25) morning.

According to a media release from the organization, 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,” the media release reads.

“One subject official and three witness officials have been designated at this time.”

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