BRANTFORD, ONT-Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating after two Brantford Police Service officers discharged Anti-Riot Weapon Enfields (ARWEN) at an armed 34-year-old man in Brantford April 13th. The Ontario Special Investigations Unit (SIU) invoked its mandate to investigate an incident in Brantford that involved two officers firing anti-riot weapons at an armed man during a police investigation into a domestic dispute Wednesday April 12. The release says Brantford Police Service received a call about a domestic dispute around 5:20 p.m. According to the SIU, the 34-year-old man involved was found with a knife on Sheridan Street. Two officers both shot Anti-Riot Weapon Enfields (ARWEN) at the man and a third officer fired a Conducted Energy Weapon. The release says the man was arrested and taken to hospital, though he did not sustain
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