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2 wounded in separate Saskatoon shootings

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Two separate shootings in Saskatoon leave a man and a woman with non-life-threatening injuries. File / Global News

Saskatoon police said two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in separate shootings on the weekend.

The first happened Friday evening in the 600-block of Confederation Drive.

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A woman said she was in a parking lot when a man approached her and then tried to talk to here, according to police.

She said he then became upset, pulled out a firearm, and shot her.

The 28-year-old woman was taken to hospital by paramedics.

Police said the suspect is six-foot-three with two gold front teeth and has either green or blue eyes. He had on a hoodie, pants, and a hat, all grey in colour.

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The second shooting took place early Sunday morning.

Officers were called to 20th Street West and Avenue R South for a report of an injured man.

He said he had been walking in the area when he was shot by two men dressed in black, police said.

The 23-year-old man then ran to St. Paul’s Hospital where he was located by officers.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on either shooting to contact Saskatoon police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.