December 7, 2017 8:10 am
Updated: December 7, 2017 8:12 am

Man shot dead near Renfrew during OPP interaction: SIU

An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) vehicle/cruiser.

Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press/File

DOUGLAS, Ont. – Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating after a man died of gunshot wounds during an interaction with officers.

The Special Investigations Unit says Ontario Provincial Police were called to a home in the village of Douglas, near Renfrew yesterday afternoon.

Investigators say the call came from someone concerned about a family member.

The SIU says a 52-year-old man at the property sustained a gunshot wound while interacting with police.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The SIU reviews deaths, injuries and allegations of sexual assault involving police.

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