Inquest called in Prince Albert, Sask. police shooting death
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – A public inquest will be held into a July 2013 Prince Albert police shooting death in the northern Saskatchewan city.
The chief coroner called the inquest after Ryan Natomagan-Nelson, 26, was fatally shot on the evening of July 9, 2013 during an altercation with two police officers.
At the time, police officials said officers were responding to a call of people fighting and a woman being assaulted.
Natomagan-Nelson was armed with a knife and died later in hospital.
As part of the inquest, the coroner’s jury can make recommendations to prevent similar deaths in the future.
The inquest takes place Sept. 8-12 starting at 10 a.m. at the Prince Albert Travelodge.