Levis, Quebec, police, Quebec City police and the provincial force, the Surete du Quebec (SQ), were all involved in a car chase that ended with police shooting and killing a 39-year-old man in the early morning of December 27, 2016. The situation supposedly began with a police car chase in nearby Levis, Quebec involving the local force around 2:30 AM and ended in Quebec City.
Quebec’s police oversight agency, the Bureau des enquetes independentesis (BEI) is investigating the killing of the civilian in this case. Police reportedly struck the vehicle to bring it to a stop. The man was shot at least once by police after he left the vehicle. At least two officers opened fire on the man. The victim was transported to hospital where he was declared dead. Nine investigators have been assigned by the BEI to the case.