An Ontario police watchdog asked for a mandate after a fatal shooting incident involving a police officer in Scarborough on Tuesday evening.
Toronto Police said they received a phone call around 8 pm Midland Avenue and Midwest Road near Lawrence Avenue
Two people, including a police officer, were transferred to the hospital. The Special Investigations Unit said later that the person killed was not an officer.
Police said the police officer suffered a life-threatening injury.
An SIU spokesman visited the site late Tuesday and updated the press.
SIU is called when a police officer is involved in an incident that caused civilian injury or death, or when the police faced sexual assault.
Midland Ave / Midwest Rd
– Police investigation
– 1 injured person in hospital and 1 police officer
– Depending on the situation, SIU will ask for delegation and can no longer provide details
– The intersection is closed.@ TPS41Div # GO1181919^ adc