SIU investigating after Waterloo police officer shoots man during wellness check

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The province’s police watchdog is investigating after a firearm was discharged during a wellness check in Cambridge, Ont., on Saturday afternoon.

In a press release, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said a Waterloo Regional Police officer shot a 22-year-old man. The man was taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.

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According to the SIU, police responded to a call at a home on Ironstone Drive, Cambridge, for a wellness check. The call came around 12:25 p.m. Saturday.

Four investigators have been assigned to the case by the SIU.

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