A shooting involving three police officers in Nepean
< p class="sc-v64krj-0 dlqbmr">A 28-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment of serious injuries. (File photo)
The province's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating a Saturday night shooting in Nepean in which three police officers “discharged” their firearms at a 28-year-old man years old.
At approximately 9:40 p.m., a person contacted the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) to report that they were concerned for another person. The latter was in possession of firearms, the SIU said in a press release.
OPS officers attended a townhouse complex located on Garden Glen Private.
In a press release on Sunday, the Special Investigations Unit said a 28-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after an exchange of gunfire between him and police officers.
They attempted to establish contact with the 28-year-old man by telephone and by knocking on his door, but these attempts were unsuccessful, details the SIU.
Finally, there was an exchange of fire between the man and the OPS officers.
Three police officers discharged their firearms and the man was shot.
The 28-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Police officers attended a townhouse complex on Garden Glen Private.< /p>
The SIU asks anyone who may have information about this investigation, including videos or photos, to contact the Investigator.