ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Ontario’s police watchdog has been called in to investigate a fatal shooting in St. Catharines involving officers with the Niagara Regional Police Service.
Police were called to a home on Melody Trail near Arthur Street around 9 p.m. Monday.
Authorities say there was an interaction between uniformed patrol officers and a male suspect that ended with the man being shot by police.
Police say lifesaving measures were performed by paramedics, but the man died of his injuries.
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The Special Investigations Unit has been notified and have invoked their mandate.
The SIU is asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to please contact them.
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