SIU reports no criminal offence committed by slain officer

On November 19, 2020, 60-year-old Gary Brohman died in an exchange of gunfire with 53-year-old Constable Marc Hovingh of the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police.

The shootout cost the officer his life as well.

The Special Investigations Unit undertook an investigation as the incident included a death at the hands of a police officer.
The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to believe that Constable Hovingh committed a criminal offence in connection with Brohman’s death.

The complete report is available at: https://www.siu.on.ca/no-grounds-to-lay-charges-in-relation-to-manitoulin-island-shootout-that-claimed-the-lives-of-a-civilian-and-an-opp-officer-en6493

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