SIU investigating 'interaction' between police and man in Brampton

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Peel police were called to the Brampton Towers apartment complex for a report of a shooting on Thursday. Police later said there was no evidence of a shooting, but the SIU is investigating after an 'interaction' between an officer and a man. (Greg Bruce/CBC - image credit)
Peel police were called to the Brampton Towers apartment complex for a report of a shooting on Thursday. Police later said there was no evidence of a shooting, but the SIU is investigating after an 'interaction' between an officer and a man. (Greg Bruce/CBC - image credit)

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit has been called to investigate after an "interaction" between a man and a Peel police officer led to the man being transported to hospital with life-threatening condition in Brampton.

Peel police received a call at around 4:10 p.m. of gunshots being heard inside the Brampton Towers apartment complex near Charolais Boulevard and McMurchy Avenue South in Brampton.

Police attended with a large presence to investigate the scene.

"I can confirm there is no officer-involved shooting and there was no evidence of a shooting," Peel police spokesperson Const. Heather Cannon said.

"At some point there was an interaction with the officer and an adult male," she added.

The man was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries following the interaction, police say.

As a result, police are remaining in the area waiting for SIU investigators to arrive.

Peel police could not reveal any more details regarding the incident as the SIU has taken over the investigation.

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