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Man shot in confrontation with police in Vaughan, SIU investigating

Last Updated Nov 23, 2020 at 11:40 am EDT

The Special Investigations Unit is being called in to investigate after an early morning shooting in Vaughan.

York Regional Police say that a shooting occurred in the parking lot of a banquet hall in the area of Highway 7 and Jane around 12:30 a.m. on Monday.

Police says an officer attempted to stop a driver for a traffic offence on Highway 7 near Creditstone Road but the vehicle fled . Officers located the car a short distance away where there was an exchange of gunfire.

A 23-year-old male was brought to hospital with serious injuries. He is remains in stable condition and is expected to survive.

As a result of the interaction between officers and the driver, the SIU has invoked their mandate.

 

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