Investigators in the case have yet to confirm whether the police fire killed the boy or whether the kidnapper – his father killed him, according to a newspaper.The Guardian” British.
Police spokeswoman Monica Haddon said it was too early to know why the officers shot the pickup and it was too early to know exactly what happened.
In the details of the story, early last Thursday morning, a resident of the Kawartha Lakes complex in Ontario received a call from the police, talking about shooting and suspected father kidnapping of his one-year-old son.
The police identified the father’s car on a rural road, and after trying to stop him, the pickup collided with the police car and another vehicle, and the pickup also hit an officer standing near the police car and was injured.
Then three policemen fired at the father’s pickup. The boy was in the back seat. He was shot and died at the scene.
The 33-year-old father was hit by police fire and was taken to hospital in critical condition. The officer who was hit by the pick-up is recovering in a Toronto hospital.
The Ontario Provincial Police Chief extended his condolences to the child’s family and called on the public to refrain from speculating about the events as soon as they happen, while investigations are continuing to find out the circumstances of the accident.