Habibou Sow is the president of the Association of Guineans of Saguenay.
On rue des Hospitalières, where the tragedy occurred, the security perimeter was lifted.
Five members of the Bureau of Independent Investigations (BEI) are looking into this sad event to better understand the circumstances. They arrived in Saguenay Tuesday evening and worked part of the night.
They were able to gather more information on this case.
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The police operation took place on rue des Hospitalières, in the district of Chicoutimi. The security perimeter has been lifted.
Initially, the police were called to intervene after a person had been stabbed.
Arriving on the scene, two police officers saw another person who was walking down the street with a knife in his hand. Despite repeated requests from the officers, the individual refused to drop his weapon.
One of the police officers then used an electric shock weapon to kill him. master, but without success.
The person allegedly advanced towards the police, still with the knife in his hand. A police officer then allegedly fired in the direction of the person, who was injured by police shooting.
A quote from Mélissa-Amélie Plourde, spokesperson, BEI
Maneuvers were carried out on site in the hope of saving him, but in vain.
The Office of Independent Investigations is asking for the public's help in gathering more information about this event.
The BEI is responsible for conducting independent investigations when a person is killed or injured by a firearm used by an officer during a response.
With information from Louis Martineau, Annie-Claude Brisson andSacha-Wilky Merazil
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