Update - Attempted Homicide Investigation

Major Crime Investigators have charged a 31 year old Saskatoon man with attempted murder in connection with a shooting that took place in the early morning hours of July 10, 2008.

At approximately 3:00 a.m. police were called to a home in the 10 block of Howell Avenue. A 42 year old male was found suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital where he continues to recover.

The 31 year old male was formally charged with attempted murder overnight, while he was being held in custody on another charge of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle (release no. 287).

Investigators don't believe the two incidents are related. They continue to investigate with the possibility of further charges in connection with the attempted murder.

The male will be appearing in Provincial Court this morning at 9:30 a.m.

(Occurrence Number: 2008-68476)