News Release

SIU Investigating After Man Fatally Shot by Police in London

Case Number: 23-OFD-278   

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SIU Concludes Investigation into Man Fatally Shot by Officer in London

Mississauga, ON (21 July, 2023) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal police-involved shooting of a 35-year-old man this morning in London.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • On the morning of July 21, 2023, the London Police Service received numerous calls regarding a man who was armed with a gun. It was reported that this man had numerous interactions with members of the public.
  • Officers were dispatched, and they located the man in the garage of a residence on Glenroy Road.
  • There was an interaction, and a police firearm was discharged. The man was struck.
  • He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Four investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to the case. 

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation, including video or photos, to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 or online at:

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call the Affected Persons Program General Referral Line at 1-877-641-1897 or click here for more information:

The SIU is an independent government agency that investigates the conduct of officials (police officers as well as special constables with the Niagara Parks Commission and peace officers with the Legislative Protective Service) that may have resulted in death, serious injury, sexual assault and/or the discharge of a firearm at a person. All investigations are conducted by SIU investigators who are civilians. Under the Special Investigations Unit Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether the official has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, cause a criminal charge to be laid against the official where grounds exist for doing so, or close the file without any charges being laid
  • publicly report the results of its investigations

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Monica Hudon,
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES