October 18, 2021 9:55 AM
A 31-year-old man is facing a number of charges following an incident that took place in the 1000 block of Northumberland Avenue on October 15, 2021.
The man is facing eight charges including; assault with a weapon (firearm), use of a weapon (firearm) while committing an indictable offence, possession of a loaded, restricted firearm and possession of a firearm while prohibited from doing so.
Police are continuing to search for a second male involved in the incident.
It is not believed anyone was injured during the incident.
Court information # 991176444
October 15, 2021 4:39 PM
Police continue to investigate a shooting that took place in the 1000 block of Northumberland Avenue. The school in the area that had been placed into lockdown as a precaution has since lifted those restrictions. At this time, Police continue to ask members of the motoring public to avoid the area.
An update will be provided upon new information becoming known.
Saskatoon Police are currently investigating a shooting that took place earlier this afternoon.
At approximately 2:30 p.m., October 15, 2021, Police received a report of a shooting in the 1000 block of Northumberland Avenue. Upon arrival, patrol officers located evidence that a firearm had been discharged. Officers have taken a man in possession of a firearm into custody at Avenue Y and 33rd Street. No victims have been located at this time.
Police are continuing to investigate, and traffic restrictions are in place at Morris Drive and Northumberland Avenue.
The incident took place in front of a school, which has been placed into lockdown as a precaution. The incident is not believed to be connected to the school.