- After 11 a.m. on Jan. 3, the OPP received a 911 call regarding a man in distress at his residence near Highway 41 and County Road 14 in the Township of Stone Mills.
- Officers were dispatched to the home. The man exited the home carrying a firearm.
- One of the officers fired his ARWEN at the man. A police dog subdued the man.
- Officers apprehended under the Mental Health Act and he was taken to hospital.
- The man was not seriously injured.
*Update* The OPP have added the following information:
On Jan. 3 at approximately 11 a.m., members of the Lennox & Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a person barricaded in a residence on Holden Road in Stone Mills Township.
The OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), and L&A County OPP officers attended the scene and an individual was taken into custody after an interaction with officers. The individual was treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital.
The OPP has notified the Province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) which has invoked its mandate. As a result the OPP will not be able to provide any further information. Any other inquiries should be directed to SIU Communications at (416) 622-2342.
The investigation is continuing and charges are pending. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122