SIU investigates death of man shot in presence of police in Elliot Lake

ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. — Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating the death of a man who was shot in the presence of provincial police in Elliot Lake.

The Special Investigations Unit says a 49-year-old man went to a probation and parole office in the community shortly after 11 a.m. Monday.

The SIU says he sustained a gunshot wound while officers were present and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The agency says it does not appear at this time that any officer discharged a firearm during the incident.

It says three investigators and a forensic investigator have been assigned to the case.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to come forward.

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