Cops shoot man driving stolen hearse

Durham Regional Police shot a man early on Boxing Day after he allegedly broke into an Oshawa,...

Durham Regional Police shot a man early on Boxing Day after he allegedly broke into an Oshawa, Ont., funeral home and attempted to get away in a hearse. (CHRIS DOUCETTE/QMI Agency)

Chris Doucette, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 2:57 PM ET

OSHAWA, Ont. -- Police opened fire on a man in a stolen hearse after he allegedly broke into a funeral home early Boxing Day.

Durham Regional Police say officers were investigating the man after spotting him in the area of King St. E. and Charles St. around 1:20 a.m.

"The man entered a business in this area and police set up outside the building," police said Wednesday.


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