11/30/2013 09:45 EST | Updated 01/30/2014 05:59 EST

SIU called in after man shot amid interaction with police

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is conducting a probe after a man was shot during an interaction with police in downtown Toronto early on Saturday morning.

At around 2 a.m., Toronto police became involved in a confrontation with a man on the fourth floor of an apartment building on Mutual Street at Gerrard Street East, near Ryerson University.

A 34-year-old man sustained gunshot wounds and was transported to St. Michael’s Hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the SIU at 416-622-1965 or at 1-800-787-8529 ext. 1965. 

The SIU is called in whenever police officers are involved in incidents in which someone has been seriously injured, dies or alleges sexual assault.