Ontario’s police watchdog says it has recognized the civilian killed in a capturing on Manitoulin Island which additionally left an Ontario Provincial Police officer lifeless.
The Particular Investigations Unit says 60-year-old Gary Brohman was shot and killed throughout Thursday’s battle, which additionally killed Const. Marc Hovingh.
The SIU beforehand mentioned Hovingh and Brohman exchanged gunfire after police responded to a name relating to an “undesirable man” on a property in Gore Bay, Ont.
The company mentioned each Hovingh and Brohman died after being taken to hospital, whereas one other officer who additionally responded to the decision was unhurt within the incident.
The SIU says investigators are nonetheless on the scene on Manitoulin Island and have interviewed three civilian witnesses thus far.
The SIU investigates incidents involving police through which somebody is killed, injured or accused of sexual assault.
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