CEW Deployment - 10 Block Hamilton Place

Saskatoon Police are currently on scene after responding to a report that a man was in distress.

At approximately 11:30 a.m., October 4, 2018, Patrol members responded to a report of a man in distress. Upon arrival, Police located the man inside a residence in the 10 block of Hamilton Place. He was armed with a nail gun and threatening self harm. He refused to listen to Officers commands and a conducted energy weapon (CEW) was deployed to take him into custody safely.

The 37-year-old man was transported to hospital for treatment by Medavie Health Services.

The CEW deployment will be reviewed in accordance to policy.

(Occurrence Number: 18-106148)