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Apr 25, 2013  |  Vote 0    0

Man wounded in leg after police shooting near Midland and Eglinton

SIU to investigate incident on Wainfleet Road

Scarborough Mirror

The province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating after a man was shot as police executed a search warrant at home in the Midland and Eglinton avenues area early Thursday, April 25.

The man was shot in the lower leg by an officer at a Wainfleet Road hom.

The investigation will focus on whether the gun was fired intentionally or accidentally, the SIU said.

The man was taken to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The search warrant was being carried out as part of an investigation by 41 Division officers.

The SIU investigates incidents of death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault involving police.

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