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SIU investigating after man shot dead near Renfrew during OPP interaction

The Special Investigations Unit says Ontario Provincial Police were called to a home in the village of Douglas, near Renfrew yesterday afternoon.

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The Special Investigations Unit says Ontario Provincial Police were called to a home in the village of Douglas, near Renfrew yesterday afternoon.

DOUGLAS, Ont. — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating after a man died of gunshot wounds during an interaction with officers.

The Special Investigations Unit says Ontario Provincial Police were called to a home in the village of Douglas, near Renfrew yesterday afternoon.  

Investigators say the call came from someone concerned about a family member.

The SIU says a 52-year-old man at the property sustained a gunshot wound while interacting with police.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The SIU reviews deaths, injuries and allegations of sexual assault involving police.

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