Manitoulin OPP responded to the report of an unwanted person on a property in Gore Bay on November 19th.
Opp arrived at the scene, encountered the man and there was an interaction. SIU spokesperson Monica Hudon said “as a result of that interaction, one OPP officer sustained a fatal gunshot wound. The man who has been identified as 60-year-old Gary Brohman was also shot, he was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.”
The police officer has been identified as 52-year-old Const. Marc Hovingh, who had worked for the service for 28 years.
An investigation is being conducted by the Special Investigation Unit.