BREAKING | Ontario Provincial Police officer dead after shooting on Manitoulin Island

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An Ontario Provincial Police officer has died after being shot in the line of duty on Manitoulin Island.

OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique says Const. Marc Hovingh had been a member of the service for 28 years.

The police union says Hovingh was shot and killed while conducting a wellness check.

It says he worked out of the Little Current detachment.

Premier Doug Ford has issued a statement offering his condolences.

Ford says another officer was also injured in the incident.
 

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