SIU probes man’s death after Windsor standoff and Amherstburg shooting
The Special Investigations Unit is investigating a man’s death after a Windsor police standoff and shooting in Amherstburg.
Amherstburg police say a 31-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a shooting on Sandwich Street North around 2:30 a.m. Friday.
The investigation determined that a man wanted in relation to the shooting was believed to be at a house at 1502 Betts Avenue.
Members of both police services attended the area and secured the target residence.
Local school boards and the public were informed that the target residence was contained, and there was no threat to public safety.
At about 2 p.m., officers found a 34-year-old deceased man in a garage at the involved residence.
Due to these circumstances, officers continued to secure the scene and notified the SIU.
A post-mortem is scheduled for Saturday in London.
Police say the victim of the shooting in Amherstburg is in stable condition, recovering in a Detroit area hospital.
At this time, 11 witness officers have been designated – eight from Windsor Police, three from Amherstburg Police and one from the Ontario Provincial Police.
No names have been released.