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Police block off Sherbrook Street after 2nd officer-involved shooting in 48 hours

Police at Sherbrooke and Ellice.
Police at Sherbrooke and Ellice. Global News

Police confirmed Saturday they shut down a stretch of Sherbrook Street between Ellice Avenue and Sargent Avenue Friday evening due to an officer-involved shooting.

Two cruisers were parked in front of an apartment building Friday night.

Witnesses reported a large police presence in the area beginning around 8 p.m.

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Police are holding a press conference at 11 a.m. Saturday and will provide more details then.

It’s the second police-involved shooting this week – on Wednesday, police shot at a vehicle on Nairn Avenue when they tried to contain the vehicle and it rammed through their blockade.

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A witness told Global News he was angry with police over the shooting, as he and his daughter were in a vehicle in the line of fire during that incident.

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