Man dies after being shot by police in Mississauga

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The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) says that a 28-year-old man has succumbed to his injuries after being shot by a police officer in Mississauga. 

The SIU says that at approximately 7:45 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2020, Peel Regional Police officers arrived in the area of Southampton Drive and Aquinas Avenue to make an arrest.

The SIU says officers located the person of interest in a vehicle.

According to the SIU, there was an interaction and one officer discharged his firearm at the vehicle multiple times.

You can see a video of the aftermath of the incident here

The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

The SIU says that at the request of family, the Unit is not releasing the man's identity at this time. 

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.

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