Saskatoon Police Major Crime Detectives continue to investigate an officer involved shooting which occurred this afternoon. Detectives are currently interviewing the officers involved and three independent witnesses to the incident.
The shooting occurred just before 3:00 this afternoon in the 500 block of Avenue G South. A 35 year old female was injured and is listed in stable condition in hospital.
In Saskatchewan if an incident of this nature occurs the Deputy Minister of Justice is contacted and assigns a police agency to oversee the investigation. In this case the Deputy Minister has assigned the RCMP.
Chief Clive Weighill will hold a news conference, Friday, December 28th at 10:30 a.m. in the Police Headquarters Boardroom.