SIU Seeking Public Assistance in Identifying Man Shot by Toronto Police in June
Case Number: 16-TFD-157
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Mississauga, ON (13 July, 2016) —
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who was fatally shot along a rail corridor in west Toronto in June.
On June 17, 2016, a number of Toronto Police Service officers, including Emergency Task Force officers, attended a rail corridor located between Weston Road and Highway 400, south of Sheppard Avenue West. There was a confrontation with a man, and the man was shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
As of this time, the SIU has been unable to identify the man. The Unit is asking the public to review the following images and reported aliases and contact the lead investigator with any information pertaining to the man’s identity.
The lead investigator can be reached at 1-800-787-8529.
Names associated with the man: John Doe, Roy Norman, Chung Nu, and Jonathan Grant.
The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must
- consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
- depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
- report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General.