Hamilton police shoot and kill armed suspect

The province's Special Investigations Unit is now handling a fatal shooting by police in Hamilton.

Details are few, but the SIU tells us police were called  to the Caledon Avenue area around 3:30 yesterday afternoon about a report of an armed man.

The SIU says police were involved in an interaction with a 19 year old man.

The agency says two officers shot the man.

He was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.

No other details are being released