TORONTO - Ontario's Special Investigations Unit has identified a man who remains in serious condition after being shot by police in downtown Toronto.

The police watchdog says Ankur Patel, 24, approached a paid-duty officer at a construction site on Shuter Street, near the Eaton Centre, on Monday afternoon.

The SIU says Patel was shot at least once by the officer.

He was taken to St. Michael's Hospital.

The SIU has identified one subject officer and five witness officers as it investigates the shooting.