Shooting - 1700 Blk Preston Ave N

Shortly before 10:00 PM Tuesday evening, police were called to a parking lot in the 1700 block of Preston Ave. N. A witness had seen several men in the parking lot yelling at each other. At least one man was seen with what appeared to be a long-barrelled firearm and the witness reported hearing several shots fired. Officers arrived a few minutes later however there was no one around. Found at the scene was evidence of what appeared to be gunshots with indications that someone may have been hurt.

A short time later police became aware of a 35 year old Saskatoon man at Royal University Hospital suffering from what may be gunshot wounds, however his injuries were not life-threatening. Investigators are continuing with the investigation, however the victim is not overly cooperative. Police do not believe the incident was random in nature.

Anyone who has any information related to this incident is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Saskatoon Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 18-17653)