On February 21st, 2024, at approximately 12:00 p.m., Officers were dispatched to a residence on Jean Street in relation to an armed barricaded male.

A Feeney Warrant was applied for and granted allowing Police to enter the residence.

Negotiators along with our Emergency Response Unit arrived on scene. Officers made multiple attempts to communicate with the male, however he was not cooperative. Just before 3:00 p.m., the Emergency Response Unit made entry into the unit and took the man into custody.

During interactions with the aggressive armed male, officers discharged a less-lethal firearm and a firearm resulting in non-life-threatening injuries to the armed male. The male was transported to the hospital for medical treatment. Officers were also transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Special Investigations Unit has invoked its mandate and will be investigating the incident. As such, we are prohibited by legislation from providing any further information related to this incident.

The SIU will be on the scene investigating the matter. Any further inquiries are to be directed to the Special Investigations Unit at siu.media@ontario.ca