OPP Media Release: On Saturday, November 26, 2016, shortly after 7:00PM, officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for service at a residence located on Park Road in Nipigon.
Shortly after the arrival of the OPP at the residence, there was an interaction that occurred between a male and the responding officers.
As a result of the interaction, the OPP has notified the province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) which has invoked its mandate. Any inquiries should be directed to SIU Communications at (416) 622-2342.
- At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2016, Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a home in Nipigon.
- Upon arrival, officers encountered a man and there was an interaction. One officer discharged his firearm, striking the man.
- The man was transported to Nipigon District Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.