Quebec police ethics commissioner investigating woman shot with tear gas

03/31/2015 05:34 EDT | Updated 05/31/2015 05:59 EDT
Quebec's police ethics commissioner has launched an investigation into an incident last Thursday in front of the National Assembly where a student protestor was hit directly in the face with a tear gas cannister.

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CÉGEP student Naomie Trudeau-Tremblay, 18, lost consciousness after being struck in the face. Her face is now swollen with a large bruise under her mouth.

She, and hundreds of others, were protesting government austerity measures.

In a news release, the office of the ethics commissioner says an investigator will be appointed and deliver a report within 125 days.

Her family says it still intends to file legal action against Quebec City police.