Barricaded Person/Firearm Involved - 500 Block Avenue Q North (rel#724)

Saskatoon Police remain at the scene of an incident in the 500 block of Avenue Q North, where an armed man is barricaded inside the residence.

At this time members of the Crisis Negotiation Team are attempting to make contact with the man. Officers have blocked off a large area around the scene to ensure public safety. Motorists and pedestrians are asked to avoid the area and follow instructions from police on scene. Schools in the area have been notified.

At approximately 9:15 a.m. police received a report of a possible break in to the home. The complainant reported seeing an unknown male inside.

A media availability will be held at 1:00 p.m. at Avenue Q and Rusholme Road.

(Occurrence Number: 16-101331)