The province’s SIU is looking into a death in Kapuskasing which took place on Saturday evening.
Police say they secured an area near Ballentyne Road and Highway 11 after an officer was investigating a vehicle and found man with what appeared to be a rifle.
The Special Investigations Unit is launching an investigation into what it’s calling a custody death.
Police say at 8:30am on Sunday morning the man was found dead with a gunshot wound.
The SIU says it’s an agency which investigates whether or not an officer has committed a crime or in a situation where there has been a death, serious injury or there has been a report of assault.