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Man shot in confrontation with police in Vaughan, SIU investigating

Last Updated Nov 23, 2020 at 10:18 am EST

The province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating after a 23-year-old man was shot during a confrontation with police overnight in Vaughan.

Around 12:30 a.m. Monday, York regional police officers attempted to stop a car on Highway 7 at Creditstone Stone, but the car sped off.

Officers found the car a short distance away and shots were fired.

The man suffered serious to life-threatening injuries. Police say he is now in stable condition.

No further injuries were reported.

The SIU is a civilian agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or an allegation of sexual assault.