Harburn Road was closed just past Pine Avenue north of Haliburton on the morning of July 15. Police presence was seen around the Indian Point Road area, as well as separately outside Valu-Mart in Minden. /DARREN LUM Staff

SIU investigating fatal shooting in Haliburton Highlands

The Special Investigations Unit is investigating a “fatal police-involved shooting in Haliburton Highlands” the civilian agency tweeted on the afternoon of Wednesday July 15.

The tweet comes following a morning of heavy police presence at Indian Point Road off Harburn Road north of the village of Haliburton as well as an incident at the Valu-Mart grocery store in Minden also on the morning of July 15.

Police are investigating a “serious criminal offence” a video tweeted by the Central Region OPP says. They say there is no concern for public safety.

The assistant manager of Valu-Mart told the Minden Times that the staff is safe following the incident but would not confirm any details about what happened.

This story will be updated as details are released.