SIU called for Firearm incident on Fourth Line


The circumstances surrounding the firearm death of a 40-year-old man in Sault Ste. Marie is now the subject of an SIU investigation.

Preliminary information suggests the following:

Around noon on May 29th, Sault Ste. Marie Police received reports of a pickup truck being driven erratically.

An officer located the vehicle in the area of Fourth Line and Goulais Avenue and made an attempt to stop it.

The vehicle pulled into a driveway on Fourth Line.

Moments later, the man suffered a fatal gunshot wound.

One subject officer has been designated as part of this investigation.
Two investigators and one forensic investigator have been assigned to this incident.
The SIU is urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 or 416-641-1872.


  1. If this man took his own life, it probably wouldn’t be released to the news, nor would the SIU be called in. So that leaves me with…. the cop shot him (?). God, I hope not.
    Condolences to the family of the deceased.

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