Traffic restrictions have now been removed from the 1300 block of 20th St. W.

Just before 6:30 PM Saturday evening, police received a report of several individuals armed with a firearm in an apartment block located in the 1300 block of 20th St W. The caller indicated that several shots had been fired.

Numerous police units responded and secured the area. The apartment block was secured and traffic was restricted in the area. Police conducted a search of the building and have been able to determine at least one shot was fired. No one was injured.

An improvised firearm has been recovered from the scene. At least one man has been arrested, and several others have been detained while detectives continue with the investigation.

Police remain on the scene of a firearms related complaint in the 1300 block of 20th St. W.  Traffic restrictions remain in place and several suites in an apartment block in the area have been evacuated for public safety reasons.  Patrol officers as well as members of the SPS Tactical Support Unit  and Crisis Negotiators Team are on scene. 

Police can confirm at least one shot was fired, and a improvised firearm has been located in a suite in the apartment block.  At least one person is in custody and several other individuals are being interviewed by detectives from the SPS Targeted Enforcement Unit.  At this point there is no indications that anyone has been injured.

The investigation is continuing.

(Occurrence Number: 18-9399)