32-year-old Summerside man dies after altercation with police

A 32-year-old Summerside man has died at the Prince County Hospital after an altercation with police.

Police were trying to arrest the man at about 5 a.m. on Sunday at a home on Duke Street in Summerside when, according a news release, police say he became violent, and the officers discharged their pistols, injuring him.

He was taken to hospital for treatment, but died at about 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon.

The incident started around 12:30 Sunday morning, when police received a call from a woman at a Water Street motel that four men "forced their way into her room and robbed her and her boyfriend," according to the release.

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