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SIU probes Toronto police firing of less-lethal firearm at 55-year-old man

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Police watchdog is investigating the discharge of a less-lethal firearm by a Toronto police officer during an interaction with a man in Etobicoke on Friday. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said Toronto police officers were called to the Royal York Road and The Queensway area shortly after 8 p.m. for reports of a man carrying a knife. Police arrived, and the 55-year-old man fled east to Wesley Street but was shortly located. The SIU said police attempted to communicate with the man but at some point, two officers discharged conducted energy weapons at the man. The man was not seriously injured and was taken into custody.
2 months ago·Toronto, Canada

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SIU probes Toronto police firing of less-lethal firearm at 55-year-old man

The province's police watchdog is investigating the discharge of a less-lethal firearm by a Toronto police officer during an interaction with a man in Etobicoke on Friday.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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SIU investigating Toronto cops' firing less-lethal firearm at 55-year-old man

The province's Special Investigations Unit is probing the discharge of a less-lethal firearm by a Toronto cop.

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