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SIU identifies man shot by police in downtown Toronto

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit has identified a man who remains in serious condition after being shot by police in downtown Toronto.

The police watchdog says Ankur Patel, 24, approached a paid-duty officer at a construction site on Shuter Street, near the Eaton Centre, on Monday afternoon.

The SIU says Mr. Patel was shot at least once by the officer.

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He was taken to St. Michael's Hospital.

The SIU has identified one subject officer and five witness officers as it investigates the shooting.

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