Special Investigations Unit probing fatal police-involved shooting in Haliburton Highlands

Investigation comes following reports of serious incident in Minden

The Special Investigations Unit has confirmed it is investigating a police-involved shooting in Haliburton Highlands.

This comes as the OPP reports it continues to investigate a “serious criminal incident” in Haliburton County, asking residents to avoid the area of Indian Point Road in Dysart et al.

Reports suggest there was a disturbance at the Valu-mart in Minden on Wednesday morning. A witness tells Barrie 360 the altercation came after a refusal to wear a mask into the store. The witness said several vehicles were struck as the suspect left the scene. A police pursuit towards the Town of Haliburton followed.

Barrie 360 has reached out to the OPP and expects further information as it becomes available.