Detectives with the Saskatoon Police Service Targeted Enforcement Section have charged a 24 year old Saskatoon man in connection with a shooting that took place on March 12, 2019. He has been charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Breach of Probation and other weapon related charges.
The accused has been in custody since March 19, 2019 on unrelated charges. He will appear in court tomorrow morning regarding these new charges.
March 13, 2019 11:46 AM
Members of the Saskatoon Police Service Targeted Enforcement Section are investigating a shooting that occurred on March 12, 2019.
A 30 year old male is being treated in hospital for a non life-threatening injury following an incident that occurred in the 1700 block of 20th Street West at approximately 1:00 p.m. yesterday.
The man reported walking in the area when he was approached by a man and a woman. He reported a verbal exchange occurred before the male suspect, who appeared to be armed with a .22 calibre firearm, shot the victim. The victim then fled to St. Paul's Hospital for assistance.
The male suspect is described as Indigenous, 5'9" in height, with dark hair in a brush cut. He was wearing black jeans and a black jacket. The female suspect is described as Indigenous, 5'9" in height with a thin build and long brown hair, She was wearing a brown khaki jacket and white pants.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.