63 year-old Man in Garson Standoff Found Deceased
Shortly after 12:30 p.m. (Thursday) members of the Barrie Police Service Tactical Support Unit entered the residence as they could no longer establish communications with the man and Officers could no longer see any movement inside of the home.
Officers located the 63-year old man deceased inside of the residence. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
The Special Investigations Unit has invoked its mandate and as per the Police Services Act we are prohibited from releasing any additional information regarding the incident.
Any inquiries are to be directed to the Special Investigations Unit.
Greater Sudbury Police Service Uniform Officers and members of the Tactical Unit remained on scene throughout the night.
Thursday morning, around 4:00 a.m., the Barrie Police Service Tactical Support Unit arrived on scene and is currently assisting with the ongoing and active incident. Greater Sudbury Police Service Uniform Officers remain on the outer perimeter.
It is confirm that the 57-year old woman suffered serious, but non-life threatening as a result of gunshot wounds. The 63-year old man involved in this matter remains inside of the residence.
Neighbouring residents were allowed to leave their homes to go about their daily activities. Vehicle traffic on Sunny Street and Old Skead Road in the area of Sunny Street will be restricted while the incident is ongoing.
We continue to ask that community members remain away from the area of the incident and that community members do not live stream footage of the Officers while they are on scene.
A further update will be provided as the incident evolves.
Around 6:15 p.m. Police received a call regarding a disturbance involving two individuals on Sunny Street in Garson. As a result of the disturbance a 57-year old woman has been transported to hospital with serious injuries. The two individuals are known to each other.
Uniform Patrol Officers and members of the Tactical Unit are on scene of 44 Sunny Street in Garson as the 63- year old man believed to be involved in this incident remains in the residence. The area has been contained by Officers.
Police ask that anyone in the immediate area remain indoors and that community members do not live stream footage of our Officers while they respond to this active and ongoing incident.
A further update will be provided when more information becomes available.