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One person died after the Scarborough shooting and a police officer went to the hospital.



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.

A Toronto police spokesman said the phone rang at around 8 pm. It happened on Midland Avenue and Midwest Road. (Taylor Simmons / CBC)


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