An Ottawa man, who was taken to hospital after the cops tried to arrest him, died in hospital today.
Abdirahman Abdi was 37, and suffered from mental illness.
He was taken to the Ottawa hospital yesterday, and was on life support when he passed.
Sunday morning, Ottawa cops were called to downtown(Wellington West and Fairmount Ave) to reports of a man groping people.
Allegedly there was some sort of confrontation between him and the police.
Family and friends of Abdi, say he suffered from some mental health issues but was a “gentle soul”
The Special Investigations Unit says that 2 officers are under investigation.
Here are more details