Two police officers dead after shooting in Innisfil, Ont.


Two South Simcoe police officers are dead after a shooting at an Innisfil, Ont., residence.

In a press release launched early Wednesday morning, South Simcoe police reported the 2 officers had responded to a disturbance at a house in the twenty fifth Sideroad and ninth Line at roughly 8 p.m. on Tuesday night time.

They say each officers had been shot inside the house.

One officer was rushed to the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, the place they died of their accidents.

The second officer was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre in important situation. Police confirmed that officer died early Wednesday morning.

The suspect was pronounced dead following an communication with the police.

The province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has invoked its mandate because of the nature of the deaths. The SIU is an impartial authorities company that investigates incidents involving police officers that will have resulted in demise, severe damage, sexual assault, and the discharge of a firearm.

South Simcoe police acknowledged they’re “devastated” by the lack of their officers.

Early Wednesday morning, Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman posted on Twitter “Devastated for our shut associates and neighbours at @SouthSimcoePS and for a neighborhood in shock and mourning right this moment.”

“As your subsequent door neighbours, we’re right here to assist each the Police service and the neighborhood of Innisfil nonetheless we will.”

York Regional police are aiding South Simcoe Police with an lively investigation.

With information from CTV’s Cheryl Browne


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