SIU: SOUTH SIMCOE OFFICERS DID NOT DRAW THEIR WEAPONS BEFORE BEING FATALLY SHOT
Oct 13, 2022
By Bob Komsic
Ontario’s police watchdog says officers who died responding to a call at a home in Innisfil on Tuesday did not draw their firearms before they were fatally shot.
(Const. Devon Northrup, left, and Const. Morgan Russell)
A spokesperson for the Special Investigations Unit says a third officer who was also at the home exchanged gunfire with the 23-year-old man, who also died.The third officer was not injured.An autopsy for the young man, identified as Chris Doncaster by a source close to the investigation, is scheduled for Friday.The Department of National Defence confirmed that a man named Christopher Joseph Doncaster was a Canadian Armed Forces member from May to December 2020.
The Defence Department says Doncaster was a private who was never deployed and did not complete basic training.