Sturgeon Falls homicide victim name released
Published Monday, August 27, 2018 12:14PM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 31, 2018 3:22PM EDT
The Ontario Provincial Police have released further details into a Sturgeon Falls homicide investigation.
West Nipissing Police Service and the North East Region OPP continue the investigation into Sunday’s deadly shooting incident.
The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Jaime Boyd from Sturgeon Falls.
A 46-year-old man also died in this incident, but police will not be releasing his name due to the ongoing investigation.
The 59-year-old female who was injured during the incident remains in hospital in stable condition.
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating a shooting incident in Sturgeon Falls Sunday night that resulted in two fatalities.
Police in say three people were shot and two are dead.
Around 8 pm officers responded to a gun call at a home on Leblanc Road in the community 40 kilometres west of North Bay, and had what's being called an interaction with a 46-year old man.
The man fled into a nearby wooded area, which prompted police to close part of Highway 17 while they searched for him.
People were told to lock their doors, and then, around 2 am, officers found the man dead of a gunshot wound in the nearby woods.
The SIU gets involved whenever there's a death, injury, or sexual assault in the presence of police.
It is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.
Ontario Provinical Police say a 59-year-old woman remains in hospital, where she is being treated for critical injuries.