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Local Police Offer Condolences After Two South Simcoe Police Officers Shot And Killed In Innisfil

KAWARTHA LAKES-Two South Simcoe Police officers were shot and killed in Innisfil on Tuesday night.

On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at approximately 7:55 p.m., police responded to a disturbance at a home in the area of 25th Sideroad and 9th Line in the Town of Innisfil. Two officers were shot inside the home according to police. The suspect was later pronounced deceased following an interaction with police.

Courtesy Dave Ritchie

The wounded officers were rushed to a local hospital by emergency run where one of them died. The second officer was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre and later succumbed to his injuries.

“We are devastated to learn of the line-of-duty death of a South Simcoe police
officer overnight and a second who has been critically injured. Our thoughts are with their families, colleagues & friends during this time,” said KLPS on Twitter, later adding “We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the second officer involved in the fatal shooting in #Innisfil last night.”


“The thoughts of OPP members are with the families of the two South Simcoe Police Service officers who died after an incident last night and with all members of the South Simcoe Police Service,” said OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique.

The Special Investigations Unit is now investigating. York Regional Police are conducting an investigation into the details surrounding the shooting of the officers.

Innisfil is south of Barrie and has a population of 36,566 people.

The South Simcoe Police Service will be holding a media conference today at 1pm to update the situation.

Our condolences to the officers family, friends and colleagues.


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