Special Investigations Unit investigating fatal police shooting of a 43-year-old man in Temiskaming Shores, near Cobalt, Ont.

The Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal police shooting of a 43-year old man in Temiskaming Shores, which is in the region of Cobalt, Ont., on Thursday night.

It is reported that the Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a call around 9 p.m. about an unwanted party at a residence in the area of Lakeshore Road North and Wedgewood Avenue.

After the officers entered the residence, they located the 43-year-old man. There was an interaction between the man and the officers during which two officers discharged their firearms and the man was struck multiple times, said the statement by SIU.

The man was transported to hospital where he died of his injuries.

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