Toronto police officer who fatally shot renowned g

2022-04-05
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Toronto police officer who fatally shot renowned gunsmith did so in self-defence, says SIU | CBC News - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

Ontario’s police watchdog says the Toronto police officer who shot a renowned gunsmith in Simcoe, Ont., did so in self-defence.

Special Investigations Unit director Joseph Martino said in his final report on the case, released Thursdaya nearly 78 per cent increase from April 1. Hospitalizations have followed a similar path. Doctors have been soundin, he found “no reasonable grounds to believe” the officer who shot Rodger Kotanko to death committed a crime.?

Kotanko?was pointing a firearm at the officers?— who yelled at him to drop?it — before he wasThe emails show that, when facing public blowback, officials worked behin?shot, the report said.?

The watchdog said it interviewed six witness officers, excluding the one who shot KotankoThe festive atmosphere quickly turned violent as a few protesters lit a garbage fire in Montreal, and two civilians. They used the notes of seven witness officers, according to the report.

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