The Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) is investigating following a fatal officer-involved shooting.

The incident happened at around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday while officers were conducting a traffic stop at Portage Avenue and Bourkevale Drive.

During the incident, a firearm was discharged by one of the officers striking the adult male driver. Officers immediately provided emergency medical care. The adult male was transported to hospital in critical condition; however, he succumbed to his injury.

The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) has been notified and has assumed responsibility for the investigation.